Windows 10 Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Client 12.1.6 Compatibility

Windows 10 has been out for some time now.  Upon first being released, Symantec Endpoint Protection clients that were on Version 12.1.5 or older were no longer compatible if upgrading to Windows 10. Symantec released SEP Version 12.1.6 for Windows 10 users.  Fast forward to today and Microsoft has released a Feature Update to Windows … Continue reading Windows 10 Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Client 12.1.6 Compatibility

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SEP Client …Block Traffic From IP Address… Event ID 8003, 8009, and 8019 Master Browser

SEP Client may sometimes block traffic from IP Address on the Local Area Network when workstations are part of a Workgroup and not Domain joined due to Master Browser/ Computer Browser service and will generate Event ID 8003, Event ID 8009, and Event ID 8019.   Symantec Endpoint Protection Port Scan attack is logged The … Continue reading SEP Client …Block Traffic From IP Address… Event ID 8003, 8009, and 8019 Master Browser

Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows 10 Compatability

Is Symantec Endpoint Protection compatible with Windows 10? Only if it is the latest Symantec Endpoint Protection version 12.1.6.  Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 and previous versions are not compatible with Windows 10. With Microsoft upgrading Windows 7 and Windows 8 to their newest OS platform, Windows 10, businesses are evermore challenged in keeping their security … Continue reading Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows 10 Compatability

Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1.5 Antivirus Exclusion – Windows Server 2012 R2 – Citrix XenApp 7.6

Antivirus exclusions are an important step in deploying server based technologies.  Organization's performance needs are just as critical as security.  Antivirus protection on physical XenApp servers hosting applications and shared desktops can be a challenge when the appropriate exclusions are not set up because performance and availability can suffer drastically.  Some of the issues that … Continue reading Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1.5 Antivirus Exclusion – Windows Server 2012 R2 – Citrix XenApp 7.6

Verify Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Created Exception Policy is Applied to Client

Consider the following scenario: You recently deployed a couple of Citrix XenApp servers. You created a new group in SEP 12.1.5 manager and modified an exception policy to exclude individual files, extensions and processes from being harassed by SEP 12.1.5. Then, you created an unmanaged client install package using that new group so that the … Continue reading Verify Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Created Exception Policy is Applied to Client