Configuring
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
after installation

The Management Server Configuration Wizard automatically starts after the
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
installation. You configure the management server according to your requirements.
You can also start the Management Server Configuration Wizard at any time after installation from
Start > All Programs > Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager > Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Tools
.
  1. With the
    Default configuration for new installation
    selected, click
    Next
    .
    The default configuration automatically installs the default database, Microsoft SQL Server Express (as of 14.3 RU1). Version 14.3 MPx and installed the embedded database as the default.
  2. Enter company name, a password for the default administrator
    admin
    , and an email address.
    Alternately, you can add details to use a specified mail server.
  3. Optionally click
    Send Test Email
    .
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    sends password recovery information and other important notifications to this email account, so you should not proceed with configuration if you do not receive the email.
  4. Once you verify that you receive the test email, click
    Next
    .
    For 14.3 MPx and earlier, indicate whether you want to run LiveUpdate as part of the installation. Click
    Next
    . As of 14.3 RU1, LiveUpdate runs automatically as part of a new installation.
  5. You can also add the optional
    Partner Information
    , if a partner manages your Symantec licenses, and then click
    Next
    .
  6. Indicate whether you want Symantec to receive pseudonymous data, and then click
    Next
    to begin the database creation.
    The database creation can take several minutes.
  7. When the database creation completes, click
    Finish
    to complete the
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    configuration.
    The
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    console logon screen appears if you leave the option checked to launch
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    . Once you log on, you can begin client deployment.
You can find a configuration summary in the following location on the server where
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
is installed:
ProgramFiles
\Symantec\
Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
\tomcat\etc\SEPMConfigurationSummaryInfo.txt