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Created: 09 Jul 2013 • Updated: 17 Oct 2013 | 8 comments
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I am using SEPM 12.1 ru1 version.

i want to upgrade version in SEPM 12.1 ru2.

What is the benefit to upgrade and kindly provide step?

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Sumit G's picture

It is first version which support for Window 8

Upgrading or migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 (RU2)
Article:TECH197426  |  Created: 2012-09-27  |  Updated: 2013-06-11  |  Article URL

Recommended is that you can upgrade in SEPM 12.1 RU3. This is recent released version at 6-6-2013.

There are lot of issue in 12.1 ru2 which fixed in 12.1 ru3.

Upgrading or migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.3 (RU3)


Sumit G.

pete_4u2002's picture

te latest version is SEP 12.1 ru3. check the release notes and fix links for the issues that have been fixed.

Upgrading or migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.3 (RU3)

Release Notes and System Requirements for all versions of Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control

SameerU's picture


Please upgrade to SEP 12.1.3 as it have many fixes

Please refer the link below


ᗺrian's picture

I would suggest migrating to 12.1 RU3. 12.1 RU2 is two versions behind and RU3 contains many new fixes.

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Chetan Savade's picture


Thank you for posting in Symantec community.

I would be glad to answer your query.

As everyone said SEP 12.1 RU3 is the latest version released in the last month.

SEP release details are available here:

Before doing an upgrade either to the SEP 12.1 RU2 or even RU3 make sure you will test it prior to implementation to avoid any surprise.

What's new in SEP 12.1 RU2

What's new in SEP 12.1 RU3

Upgrade process from SEP 12.1 RU1 MP1 to SEP 12.1 RU2 

Symantec always recommend to use the latest version of SEP.

Chetan Savade
Sr.Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture


Why not upgrade to the SEP RU3?

It is recommended to maintain consistency of Software Versions throughout a SEP 12.1 Organization.

Check these BLOG's:

1) Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection Released - SEP 12.1.RU3

2) What's new with Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection SEP 12.1.RU3

3) Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU3

If you are planning to upgrade or migrate to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.3, 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.x

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Associate Security Architect


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G4u's picture

thanks team. sorry i was not read the forum on time so delay in submit the solution.