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SEPM support on IPv6

Created: 19 Nov 2013 • Updated: 19 Nov 2013 | 2 comments
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Hi,

Does SEPM support IPv6 ? I am planning for IPv6 network migration.

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

SEPM requires an IPv4 address.  However you can use Windows 2008/2012 features to forward a port from IPv6 to IPv4 which allows clients to talk to SEPM on IPv6 even though SEPM is only listening on IPv4.

Check this Article:

IPv6 support in Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH174897

See this Thread for more details:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sep-ipv6-support-updates-through-direct-access

Hope that helps!!

 

Mithun Sanghavi
Associate Security Architect

MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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Brɨan's picture

See here:

IPv6 support in Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

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in short,

Regarding the use of IPv6 in the general of the architecture, IPv6 is currently not supported for any communication between the different SEP components themselves.  All client - manager, console - manager, manager - manager traffic as well as LiveUpdate is all still based on IPv4.
 

It is planned to add IPv6 support for all components in the future, so that SEP can be used in pure IPv6 environments.

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