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Prerequisite for installing SEP remotely

Created: 01 Nov 2012 • Updated: 05 Nov 2012 | 4 comments
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I want to deployee SEP remotely. So what is the Prerequisite for remote deployment.

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Syed saied's picture
Hi Team,
Please find below checklist for installing SEP remotely.
Every OS - Windows Firewall must be Off
windows 7 and Vista - User Account control(UAC) must be off
Every OS - C$ and Admin $ must be shared
Every OS - Port 139 and 445 must be open
Windows XP - disable simple file sharing
Vista, Win 7 and 2008 - Disable File sharing Wizard
Artical for Remote deployment
Syed Saied

Thanks In Advance...

Syed Saied

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Chetan Savade's picture


Two things you should consider.

According to SEP version minimum system requirements should get fulfill. like OS, RAM, Process etc..

Secondly, check this article

About preparing Windows computers for remote deployment

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

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture


On what machines are you trying to deploy the SEP packages? 

There are different ways to deploy the package, check this Article:

About client deployment methods

Secondly to Answer your question, check these Articles:

Steps to prepare computers to install Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 client

How to prepare computers for remote deployment

Preparing Windows operating systems for remote deployment

Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection clients remotely

Remote Installation Troubleshooting

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Associate Security Architect


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