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Upgrade path for SEP clients?

Created: 23 Jun 2013 • Updated: 24 Jun 2013 | 6 comments
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Hello,

Upgrade path is same for both SEPM and SEP clients?

Can I directly upgrade clients to SEP 12.1 RU3 from SEP 12.1 RU1?

Thanks in advance.

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Chetan Savade's picture

Hi,

Thank you for posting in Symantec community.

I would be glad to answer your question.

You can upgrade both SEPM & SEP client directly from SEP 12.1 RU1 to SEP 12.1 RU3.

Upgrade and Migration paths
 
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.3 (RU3) can upgrade seamlessly over the following:
 
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2100.2093 (RU2 MP1)
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2015.2015 (RU2)
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1101.401 (RU1 MP1)
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1000.157 (RU1)
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.671.4971 (RTM)
 
Reference: Upgrading or migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.3 (RU3)
 

 

Chetan Savade
Sr.Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support
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.Brian's picture

12.1 RU3 will upgrade over ANY previous version of 12.1 or 11.x

So yes,  you can.

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technical_specialist's picture

Can I directly upgrade clients to SEP 12.1 RU3 from SEP 12.1 RU1?

Yes you can directly upgrade the client package in 12.1 RU3.

Best practices for upgrading to the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.x

 

Article:TECH163700  |  Created: 2011-06-30  |  Updated: 2013-06-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH163700

Upgrade path is same for both SEPM and SEP clients?

Upgrading or migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.3 (RU3)

 

 

Article:TECH206823  |  Created: 2013-06-03  |  Updated: 2013-06-06  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH206823

For client you can use Auto Upgrade feature.

How to upgrade Symantec Endpoint Protection clients by using Auto-Upgrade

 

Article:TECH96789  |  Created: 2009-01-14  |  Updated: 2012-06-04  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH96789

Use the deployment wizard for particular client upgrade(Remote Site)

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/client-deployment-wizard-sep-121

SameerU's picture

Hi

Yes you upgrade to latest SEP 12.1. RU3

Regards

 

Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Yes, you can Migrate your SEPM and SEP clients directly from 12.1 RU1 to 12.1 RU3.

Check these Articles:

Supported and unsupported upgrade and migration paths for Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.x

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO84762

Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection Released - SEP 12.1.RU3

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/latest-symantec-endpoint-protection-released-sep-121ru3

Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU3

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/knowledgebase-articles-symantec-endpoint-protection-121-ru3

Hope that helps!!

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

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