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Symantec Critical System Protection

Leading organizations leverage Symantec Critical System Protection to secure their physical and virtual data centers. Delivering host-based intrusion detection (HIDS) and intrusion prevention (HIPS), Symantec provides a proven and comprehensive solution for server security. Achieve complete protection for VMware vSphere, stop zero-day and targeted attacks, and gain real-time visibility and control into compliance with Symantec Critical System Protection.


Renew Online

To use the online License Renewal Center, you will need the serial number, license certificate, or license ID of your product. Note: Some Symantec products may not be available for online renewal through the License Renewal Center.

Contact a Reseller

To renew through a reseller, please contact your existing reseller—or use the link at right to find a new reseller.


Product Activation & Licensing Keys

Learn how to register products, get upgrades, and download license keys from the Symantec Licensing Portal.


Customers with valid maintenance contracts may access the FileConnect electronic software distribution site to download the latest versions of selected Symantec software. To use the site, you will need the serial number of your product.


Symantec Critical System Protection 5.2 uses the Symantec-standard per-user perpetual license model. One license must be purchased for each endpoint running the software, regardless of endpoint type. There are three versions available: 1) Server Edition (for use on customer servers to protect and monitor the UNIX/Windows server) and 2) Client Edition (for use with desktop operating systems) 3) Remote Edition (for use on unsupported platforms).
This product does not use a license key. If purchased via the licensing programs (Express, Rewards, Enterprise, Government, Academic), you will receive a certificate with serial numbers and instructions on how to access product binaries from FileConnect.