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SEPM just expired

Created: 22 Dec 2011 | 2 comments
Chukwuemeka's picture

Hello guys,

My SEPM just expired and i have ordered for a renewal license, but i want to know if i am still protected.

Is there a grace of 10 or 15 days before signatures stops to update on the SEPM console.


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Thomas K's picture

The licensing in SEP 12.1 EE is soft enforced by using reminder notifications and reporting.

All clients will continue to get LiveUpdate of content and all features will continue to work on the client.

You will need to make sure you purchase enough licenses, so that you remain in compliance, and that your licensing reports reflect what you have deployed in your environment.

If this is SEP 12.1 SBE, there is a hard enforcement for licensing, and LiveUpdate will no longer download content.

Mithun Sanghavi's picture


For Symantec SBE, Grace period: Extra amount of time given by Symantec to the license validity. (Time between the End date and the Expiration date).

Submission: In SEP 12.1 contexts it is the ability to send feedback to the Insight database in the cloud.

Content: Regroups all security definitions required to protect the endpoint (AntiVirus, IPS, BASH, Whitelisted applications…)

Expired Trial license: stops downloading content 60 days after the installation date. Warning before expiration date are sent (30days), an extra 30 grace days is built-in. The client displays a red cross status and clear messaging show that the license is expired.
Expired Paid/Upgrade licenses: After the end date the ability to download content and submit to Insight is revoked.The client displays a red cross status and clear messaging show that the license is expired.
Check the attachment: ---
SEP SBE Licensing guide.pdf 103.78 KB

Mithun Sanghavi
Associate Security Architect


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