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How to install SEP 12.1 client in a virtual machine/environment?

Created: 03 Jan 2013 • Updated: 03 Jan 2013 | 6 comments
Ch@gGynelL_12's picture

How to install SEP 12.1 client in a virtual machine/environment? Is it the same procedures of installing SEP client on windows physical computers? Can you provide some documentations of step by step procedures of How to deploy or Install SEP client on a virtual machine?

 

Many thanks,

JM

 

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

 

Best practices for virtualization with Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1, 12.1 RU1, and 12.1 RU1 MP1

Article:TECH173650  |  Created: 2011-11-04  |  Updated: 2012-10-25  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH173650
 

 

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

Ch@gGynelL_12's picture

Thank you for your quick response but i need the procedures of How to install the SEP client on a virtual machine. Did the installation procedures of SEP client on a physical machine is the same as the installation of the virtual machine?

 

Regards,

JM

Ashish-Sharma's picture

 

Check also artical

 

How to prepare Symantec Endpoint Protection clients on virtual disks for use with Citrix Provisioning Server

Article:TECH123419  |  Created: 2010-01-23  |  Updated: 2012-11-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH123419
 

 

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 - Non-persistent Virtualization Best Practices

Article:TECH191897  |  Created: 2012-06-27  |  Updated: 2012-07-28  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH191897
 

 

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

SEP 12.1 includes features and enhancements that greatly increase performance and security for virtual environments. 

Usually, it is usually the same procedure which is followed for deployment.

However, there are few Best Practices and Recommendations which you may follow to get the best performance.

Check these Articles:

Using Symantec Endpoint Protection in virtual infrastructures

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81060

Best practices for virtualization with Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH197344

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 & Virtualization

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH194383

 

 

Secondly, In case if these machines are cloned, then there are few steps you may need to follow - 

How to prepare a Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 client for cloning

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO54706

How to repair duplicate IDs on cloned Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 clients

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH163349

Hope that helps!!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Senior Consultant
MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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SEP 12.1 Best Practices in a Virtual Environment

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