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Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition System Requirements

Cloud-Managed Service

Desktop Editions

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8, 8 Pro (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit, SP1 or later)
  • Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit, SP2 or later)

Hardware

  • 1 GHz for Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista
  • 300 MHz for Microsoft Windows XP
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 300 MB of available hard disk space
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)

Servers

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (R2 or earlier)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, SP1, SP2)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, SP1 or later)
  • Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 (32-bit)

Hardware

  • 32-bit processor for Microsoft Windows: 1-GHz Intel Pentium III or equivalent minimum (Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent recommended)
  • 64-bit processor for Microsoft Windows: 2-GHz Pentium 4 with x86-64 support or equivalent minimum. Itanium processors are not supported.
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended), or higher if required by the operating system
  • 700 MB or more of available hard disk space

On-Premise Management Option

Desktops and Servers

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit, RTM, and SP1)
  • Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home/Professional (32-bit, SP2 or later; 64-bit, all SPs)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Embedded (SP3 and later)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (R2 or earlier)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, SP1, SP2)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, SP1 or later)
  • Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 (32-bit)

Hardware

  • 32-bit processor for Microsoft Windows: 1-GHz Intel Pentium III or equivalent minimum (Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent recommended)
  • 32-bit processor for Apple Mac: Intel Core Solo, Intel Core Duo. PowerPC processors are not supported.
  • 64-bit processor for Microsoft Windows: 2-GHz Pentium 4 with x86-64 support or equivalent minimum. Itanium processors are not supported.
  • 64-bit processor for Apple Mac: Intel Core 2 Duo, Intel Quad-Core Xeon
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended), or higher if required by the operating system
  • 700 MB or more of available hard disk space

Mac

  • Mac OS X 10.6.8, 10.7, 10.8
  • Mac OS X Server 10.6.8, 10.7, 10.8

Management Server

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit, RTM, SP1; all editions except Home)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit, SP3 or later; 64-bit, all SPs)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (R2 or earlier)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, RTM, SP1, SP2)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit, R2, SP1 or later)
  • Microsoft Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 (32-bit)

Hardware

  • 32-bit processor: 1-GHz Intel Pentium III or equivalent minimum (Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent recommended)
  • 64-bit processor: 2-GHz Pentium 4 with x86-64 support or equivalent minimum
  • 1 GB of RAM for 32-bit operating systems; 2 GB of RAM for 64-bit operating systems, or higher if required by the operating system
  • Hard drive: 4 GB or more free space for the server, plus 4 GB for locally installed database system

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