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Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection Released - SEP 12.1 RU2 and SEP 11.0 RU7 MP3

Created: 15 Nov 2012 • Updated: 06 Jun 2013 | 19 comments
Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello All,

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2 is Released Today.

You may find the Latest Release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.RU2 from: https://fileconnect.symantec.com/

New Platforms: Widows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Mac OS X 10.8

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection offers comprehensive defense against all types of attacks for both physical and virtual systems. It seamlessly integrates 9 essential security technologies in a single, high performance agent with a single management console. Symantec™ Endpoint Protection provides leading protection without slowing you down.
Symantec Endpoint Protection provides control over your endpoint security with built in network access control, device management and application management. Supporting Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems.

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection customers are entitled to use IT Analytics Reporting Pack for Symantec™ Endpoint Protection (available on the SEP DVD). It enables users to maximize the value of the data that resides within their existing system by incorporating multidimensional analysis and robust graphical reporting features. IT Analytics reporting is useful for customers over 1,000 endpoints and is recommended for all customers over 5,000 endpoints.

Instructions for Installing SEP 12.1.2 Files

The primary download is distributed into two installation files: Part1_Installation and Part 2_Tools. Please download and extract both files before continuing with the software setup.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 Release Notes

This build's version is: 12.1.2011

Upgrade and Migration paths

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 (RU2) can upgrade seamlessly over the following:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1101.401 (RU1 MP1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1000.157 (RU1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.671.4971 (RTM)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x (can be upgraded to enterprise version only)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0

Product Highlights:

1) Extended Platform support

  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2012

2) Virtualization – Shared Insight Cache for VMware vShield

3) Improved Protection

  • Improved STAR protection technologies
  • Windows 8 ELAM support
  • Windows 8 App remediation

4) Extended Management

  • Web Services for 3rd party integration (i.e. RMM)
  • SEP Management Plugin for Kaseya 2.0
  • GUP roaming support for multiple subnets
  • Remote Sylink drop support from the SEP Manager
  • Expanded 3rd party security software removal – 130 products from 30 vendors

Article on this Latest Release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.RU2 are available, check these -

Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2

Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection SBE 12.1. RU2

You could also search on the Symantec Knowledgebase as well -

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&key=54619&channel=TECHNICAL_SOLUTION

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Release Update 7 Maintenance Pack 3 (RU7 MP3) has been released.

You may find the Latest Release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU7 MP3 from: https://fileconnect.symantec.com/

This release contains Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM version 11.0.7300) and the latest version of the Client binaries (version 11.0.7300). 11.0 RU7 MP3 can be downloaded below by choosing the following file: Symantec_Endpoint_Protection_11.0.7_MP3_Xplat_EN_DVD.zip

Symantec Endpoint Protection RU7 MP3 (11.0.7300) provides customer fixes since the release of RU7 MP2. This maintenance patch must be installed over RU7, RU7 MP1, RU7 MP2 or as a new install.

If you are using Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0 RU7 and plan to leverage the Auto-Upgrade feature in the SEPM console to upgrade to a new client build, please visit this Knowledge Base article on importing Client Packages:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO17911

and 

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO17912

Migration paths

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7300 (RU7 MP3) can migrate seamlessly over the following:

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7200 (RU7 MP2) 

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7101 (RU7 MP1)

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7000 (RU7)

Knowledgebase Articles:

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control 11 Release Update 7 MP3 Release Notes

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6158

Migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7300 (RU7 MP3)

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH199189

Hope that helps!!

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Note: If incase you do not see the SEP 12.1 RU2 Release on Fileconnect, you may see the same in few days on your Fileconnect Account.

Hope that helps!!

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

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Joostve's picture

We can't wait to try this version, but still not visible in the download list:(

Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

You may like to try contacting the Symantec Licensing Department and they may provide you with the Temporary Serial number, with which you could download the Latest SEP 12.1 RU2 version.

http://www.symantec.com/business/products/licensing/index.jsp

Website: http://symantec.custhelp.com

Phone number: 1-800-721-3934

Email: license@symantec.com

Hope that helps!!

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

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Krycek's picture

Any idea when this will be available in other languages? Preferrably German?

Can I do a straight upgrade to 12.1.2 from SEPM/SEP 11.0.7200.1147 then?

.Brian's picture

Yes, you can do an upgrade to 12.1.2 from any version of 11.x

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Chetan Savade's picture

Hi,

For local languages you might have to wait few more days only. (Probably till 30th Nov'12)

Chetan Savade
Sr.Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support
CCNA | CCNP | MCSE | SCTS |

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.Brian's picture

Not sure. Only Symantec can answer that.

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

No. There is no available time frame on when Windows to Go would be supported.

However, I am creating an Idea on your behalf on similar suggestion provided - 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/ideas/support-windows-go-windows-8

Hope that helps!!

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

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

If you are planning to upgrade or migrate to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2, please take a look at the latest how-to article created by our very own SEP content council team.

Best practices for upgrading to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH163700

Hope that helps!!

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

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DCourtel's picture

Hi all, I see that SEP 12.1.2 MP1 is out in English. Is there any Release Note for this new version ?

Thanks.

DCourtel.

End User Support Technician

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W007's picture

Yes,

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection, Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition, and Symantec Network Access Control 12.1.2.1 Release Notes

Article:DOC6419

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Created: 2013-04-04

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Updated: 2013-04-04

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Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6419

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU2 MP1 Client-only patches

Article:TECH204859

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Created: 2013-04-08

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Updated: 2013-04-08

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Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH204859

New fixes and features in Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 Release Update 2 Maintenance Patch 1

Article:TECH204685

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Created: 2013-04-03

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Updated: 2013-04-04

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Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH204685

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DCourtel's picture

Ok, thanks ManishS.

I'll just wait the French version of the Client-Only Patch so that I can distribute it with our WSUS.

Happy updating to all wink

DCourtel.

End User Support Technician

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

SEP 12.1 RU2 MP1 has been released on 8th April 2013.

Check this Article:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/latest-symantec-endpoint-protection-released-sep-121-ru2-mp1

Hope that helps!!

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

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello DCourtel,

For Downloading the French version "Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU2 MP1 Client-only patch", you can go to https://fileconnect.symantec.com/

1) Select English as Language

2) Login with your Serial Number

3) Accept the Agreement

4) Select the Product Language as "Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 - French"

Language.JPG

5) And you would see the "Symantec_Endpoint_Protection_12.1.2_MP1_Win32-bit_Client_FR.exe"

and

"Symantec_Endpoint_Protection_12.1.2_MP1_Win64-bit_Client_FR.exe"

Downloads_French_0.JPG

Hope that helps!!

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

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