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Windows 2012 server support for SEPM 12.1

Created: 21 Feb 2013 • Updated: 02 Mar 2013 | 11 comments
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Dear All, Can anyone tell me about the compatibilty of windows server 2012 for SEPM implementation. Also SEP client support for windows 8 and what are challnges for above. Can anyone tell me about migration/upgradation challenges for SEP 12.1. Can I get PPT or PDF refer. for this

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

SEPM 12.1 RU2 support windows 2012

SEP 12.1 RU2 is the earliest supported build which is compatable with Windows 8 and Server 2012.

Check this Article:

About Windows 8 and Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH174348

 

Product Highlights:

1) Extended Platform support

  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2012

2) Virtualization – Shared Insight Cache for VMware vShield

3) Improved Protection

  • Improved STAR protection technologies
  • Windows 8 ELAM support
  • Windows 8 App remediation

4) Extended Management

  • Web Services for 3rd party integration (i.e. RMM)
  • SEP Management Plugin for Kaseya 2.0
  • GUP roaming support for multiple subnets
  • Remote Sylink drop support from the SEP Manager
  • Expanded 3rd party security software removal – 130 products from 30 vendors

Reference:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/latest-symantec-endpoint-protection-released-sep-121-ru2-and-sep-110-ru7-mp3

Article on this Latest Release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.RU2 are available, check these -

Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2

Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection SBE 12.1. RU2

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

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_Brian's picture

12.1.2 is the first to support win8/server 2012. Check best practice guide for upgrading

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection, Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition, and Symantec Network Access Control 12.1.2 Release Notes

https://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pa...

Best practices for upgrading to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

Article:TECH163700  |  Created: 2011-06-30  |  Updated: 2013-01-02  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH163700

 

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Sumit G's picture

SEPM 12.1 RU2 is upported to Window8 and Server 2012. PPT is not available in Common Forum

 

Upgrading or migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 (RU2)

 

Article:TECH197426  |  Created: 2012-09-27  |  Updated: 2013-01-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH197426

Best practices for upgrading to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

 

Article:TECH163700  |  Created: 2011-06-30  |  Updated: 2013-01-02  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH163700

Downloadable Guides in reference to the Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU2(PDF)

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/downloads/downloadable-guides-reference-symantec-endpoint-protection-121-ru2

Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection Releases - SEP 12.1 RU2 and SEP 11.0 RU7 MP3

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/latest-symantec-endpoint-protection-releases-symantec-endpoint-protection-121-ru2

Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/knowledgebase-articles-symantec-endpoint-protection-121-ru2

Regards

Sumit G.

SebastianZ's picture

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control 12.1.2 Client Guide

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3719

Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Yes, SEP 12.1 RU2 version will work on Server 2012

SEP 12.1 RU2 is the earliest supported build which is compatable with Windows 8 and Server 2012.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU2 (SEP 12.1.2015) now supports additional new platforms and configurations.

You can now install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager on the following operating systems:

  • Windows 8

  • Windows Server 2012

Check these Articles:

What's new in Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81091

About Windows 8 and Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH174348

Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection Releases - SEP 12.1 RU2 and SEP 11.0 RU7 MP3

www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/latest-symantec-endpoint-protection-releases-sep-121-ru2-and-sep-110-ru7-mp3

Best practices for upgrading to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH163700

Downloadable Guides in reference to the Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU2

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/downloads/downloadable-guides-reference-symantec-endpoint-protection-121-ru2

Hope that helps!!

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

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rs_cert's picture

SEPM 12.1 RU2 supported to Window 8 and Server 2012. All above comments link help you to migrate/upgrade.

Ambesh_444's picture

Yes, SEP 12.1 RU2 version will work on Windows Server 2012.

 

 

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Ambesh

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Santosh Mistry's picture

Did anyone tested above . Is it in production environment. I dont want just pasted link. I need real life/practical information.Please give me a confirmed information where above query has been implemented and tested.

_Brian's picture

I can only tell you that I have tested SEP 12.1.2 on both Windows 8 and 2012 in our test environment and that everything is working fine thus far. But it is still something you will need to test on your own.

The documents provided by everyone are helpful and should get you started.

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

Hi,

What do you want ?

symantec employee and trusted employees confirm and provide symantec KB's.

You can search and find details

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/search/apachesolr_search/SEP%2012.1.2%20install

 

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

Sumit G's picture

Hi Santosh,

Symantec Connect is a trusted site there all article/linked will be approved after review, so after that we can come and pasted in forum.

I have not implemented in Server 2012 but I have installed the sep 12.1 ru2 SEP on my System (Window 8) Os and it's working fine, Not of any issue is using.

I have provided that link which i have review and install in Virtual Enviornment and it's working fine.

For your confirmation you can also create one test enviornment and implement the same of here before using in the Production.

 

Regards

Sumit G.