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SEP 12.1.4 Support for ESXi 5.1 Update 1 ?

Created: 03 Nov 2013 • Updated: 02 Dec 2013 | 5 comments
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Hi All,

What is the type of supported feature for the newly released SEP 12.1.4 ?

In the release notes documentation I have seen that it is Supports the use of ESXi 5.1 Update 1 with vShield Endpoint 5.1

how can  I implement this on to my VMware environment ?

Operating Systems:

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.Brian's picture

Relevant links are here:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81080

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81081

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81110

 

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Idimple's picture

Hello,

 

Please check  out hte below link ,

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/downloads/symantec-endpoint-protection-121-virtualization-best-practices

 

 

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Brent.Noble's picture

It refers to the appliance based implementation of Shared Insight Cache. The links posted above will be helpful.

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

The Symantec Endpoint Protection Security Virtual Appliance is a Linux-based virtual appliance that you install on a VMware ESX/ESXi server. The Security Virtual Appliance integrates with VMware's vShield Endpoint. The Shared Insight Cache runs in the appliance and lets Windows-based Guest Virtual Machines (GVMs) share scan results. Identical files are trusted and therefore skipped across all of the GVMs on the ESX/ESXi host. Shared Insight Cache improves full scan performance by reducing disk I/O and CPU usage.

Note: You must install a Security Virtual Appliance on each ESX/ESXi host if you want the GVMs to access Shared Insight Cache.

Reference:

About the Symantec Endpoint Protection Security Virtual Appliance

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=HOWTO81080

Virtual Appliance is a tool included with SEP installation CD 2:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/w...

The appliance is complete and ready to use as soon as you install it. The appliance includes the Shared Insight Cache.

See About Shared Insight Cache .

See VMware software requirements to install a Symantec Security Virtual Appliance.

See What do I need to do to install a Security Virtual Appliance?.

Hope that helps!!

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

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John Santana's picture

Cool, many thanks people for the reply and clarification.

Kind regards,

John Santana
IT Professional

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