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Need the ability to add Tamper Protection exceptions for unmanaged clients

Created: 21 Oct 2011 • Updated: 21 Oct 2011 | 1 comment
Shawn T.'s picture
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With the release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 I have seen that Tamper Protection is quite sensitive and will throw an alert for a wide variety of processes. This can be overcome on a managed client by simply adding an exception for the process per HOWTO54866, however there is no client-side option to do this. Using the steps in TECH105320 can be a somewhat useful workaround, but you're locked into the exceptions you install with. There needs to be a way in the user interface of the unmanaged client to create Tamper Protection exceptions. Without this the only other option is to completely disable Tamper Protection. That seems like a very unnecessary security risk when you only have one or two processes that are generating alerts.

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FbacchinZF's picture

Thumbs up !

It should be possible to add local tamper exception for managed clients too !!!

Not only for unmanged clients.

Symantec please implement it !

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