Installing
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

You perform several tasks to install the management server and the console. In the installation wizard, a green check mark appears next to each completed task.
Some Symantec products may cause conflicts with
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
when they are installed on the same server. For information about any necessary configuration changes in those products, see: Software compatibility with Symantec Endpoint Protection
In addition,
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
installation and configuration checks the security policies for the required rights to allow the virtual service accounts to run correctly.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
automatically changes local security policies, and alerts you to changes you need to make to domain security policies. You can also change your security policies before installation. See How to assign user rights to the Windows Security Policies for Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager services.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
requires full access to the system registry for installation and normal operation. To prepare a Windows Server 2003 computer on which you plan to remotely install
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
, you must first allow remote control on the computer. When you connect with Remote Desktop, you must also use a console session or shadow the console session in Remote Desktop.
If you install
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
14.2 in an IPv6 network, you must also have the IPv4 stack available for Java, even if IPv4 is disabled. If the IPv4 stack is uninstalled, Java does not work, and the
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
installation fails.
  1. To install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
  2. If you downloaded the product, extract the entire installation file to a physical disk, such as a hard disk. Run
    Setup.exe
    from the physical disk.
    The installation should start automatically. If it does not start, open the disc, and then double-click
    Setup.exe
    .
  3. In the
    Symantec Endpoint Protection
    Installation Program
    dialog box, click
    Install
    Symantec Endpoint Protection
    , and then click
    Install
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    .
  4. Review the sequence of installation events, and then click
    Next
    to begin.
  5. In the
    License Agreement
    panel, click
    I accept the terms in the license agreement
    , and then click
    Next
    .
  6. In the
    Destination Folder
    panel, accept the default destination folder or specify another destination folder, and then click
    Next
    .
  7. Click
    Install
    .
    The installation process begins for the
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    management server and console. When the installation is complete, click
    Next
    .
  8. After the initial installation completes, you configure the server and database. Click
    Next
    .