About basic management server settings

The following values represent the default settings when you install the
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
.
You can configure some of the following values only when you install the
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
using a custom configuration.
Basic server settings
Setting
Default
Description
Site Name
My Site (default)
Site
local host name
(custom)
The name of the site as it appears in
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
. Site name is the highest-level container under which all features are configured and run within
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
.
Server name
local host name
The name of the computer that runs
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
.
Server data folder
SEPM_Install
\data
The directory in which the
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
places data files including backups, replicated logs, and other files. The installer creates this directory if it does not exist.
The default value for
SEPM_Install
is C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
.
For 32-bit systems (12.1.x only), it is C:\Program Files\Symantec\
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
.
Encryption password
None
This password encrypts communication between
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
and clients.
If you choose the default configuration, the system automatically generates the encryption password for you. From the summary screen, you can print or copy this information to the clipboard.
If you choose a custom configuration, you can have the system automatically generate a random password, or you can create your own password. The password can be from 6-32 alphanumeric characters.
Document this password and put it in a secure location. You cannot change or recover the password after you create the database. You must also enter this password for disaster recovery purposes if you do not have a backed-up database to restore.
User name
admin
The name of the default user that is used to log on to the
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
console for the first time. This value is not configurable.
Password
None
The password that is specified for the admin account during server configuration.
You need the original admin password to reconfigure the management server at a later time. Document this password and put it in a secure location.
Email address
None
System notifications are sent to the email address specified.