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Install Symantec Client on SEPM server?

Created: 19 Oct 2010 • Updated: 15 Nov 2010 | 4 comments
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whether Symantec Client must be installed SEPM? and please give me a reason why Symantec client must be installed on SEPM server, because some friends suggested this, with reasons SEPM can not do the scanning yourself ...

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mon_raralio's picture

You still need the client to protect the server where your SEPM resides. SEPM server is only the management part to do the admin stuff, it doesn't protect the system/server/pc by itself.

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P_K_'s picture

As name states Symantec Endpoint Protection manger. It is just a management console which is there just for the ease of administartotrs Provide Centralized Adminstartion and Monitoring. It is only a used for configuration


Check the Admin Guide

SEP: The Symantec Endpoint Protection client protects the computers with virus scans, a firewall, an intrusion prevention system, and other protection technologies. It

runs on the servers,

SEPM  : Symantec  Endpoint Protection Manager is a management server that manages the client computers that connect to your company's network. Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager includes the following software:

■ The console software coordinates and manages security policies and client computers.

The server software provides secure communication

MCT MCSE-2012 Symantec Technical Specialist (SCTS)

Ian_C.'s picture

Dear Chandrapermana

Please mark Prachands response as the solution. Your response is not the solution.

Please mark the post that best solves your problem as the answer to this thread.