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Import file (MAC address) into exclusion of unmanaged detector.

Created: 18 May 2012 • Updated: 18 May 2012 | 6 comments
pete_4u2002's picture
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Can coming version have facility to include importing of file (excel, notepad, word etc) to exclude multiple MAC address from Unmanaged detector? Currently only MAC address can be added at a time. It would be tedious to add one by one if end user have some hundred machines.

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sadelphin's picture

I have around 500 to exclude

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John Santana's picture

yes please let us know if this can be implemneted.

Kind regards,

John Santana
IT Professional


Please be nice to me as I'm newbie in this forum.

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CBT's picture

Yes it's pretty much impossible to manage 400-700 printers and other types of devices that will never have SEP installed and need excluded.

It is very short-sighted of Symantec to not allow admins to import large lists of IP and MAC combinations to exclude from unmanaged detectors.

Unmanaged Detector so far is a galactic FAIL.

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Lazarus's picture

Actually, it is outright insane that there's no way to enter MAC or IP addresses aside from typing them in one at a time BY HAND!

Frankly, I'd like to see TWO ways to get exclusions added:

  • Bulk add via a delimited text file
  • Right click or radio button to select directly from the "Unknown Device Failures" in the Security Status Details report.

Heck, even just being able to copy-and-paste from the report to the Exclusion list would be a HUGH improvement!!

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mirza mahmood baig's picture

I have installed SEPM client 12.1.5 in few pc after few days new pc has added in network 

without installing client package how can i detect in how many pc's there is no antivirus installed

thanks and regards

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ℬrίαη's picture

Unmanaged detectors:

Find Unmanaged Clients on a remote network location using the Unmanaged Detector

Or using asset management software.

Please click the "Mark as solution" link at bottom left on the post that best answers your question. This will benefit admins looking for a solution to the same problem.

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