System requirements for
Symantec Endpoint Security

Symantec Endpoint Security
protects a range of device types, from workstations to mobile devices. And if you have a subscription that supports servers, servers are also protected.
If you are upgrading from
Symantec Endpoint Protection
, ensure that all existing devices you want to protect are updated to a supported client.
Device support
Symantec Endpoint Security
features are supported on a subset of device types. For example, Application Isolation and Application Control are not supported on Mac, Windows Servers, Linux, or mobile devices.
Several network access features are available for Windows 10 devices that meet the requirements. System requirements for Rogue Wireless Network Protection, Network Integrity, and Smart VPN
Supported operating systems
Device type
Supported operating systems
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Currently, Windows Embedded operating systems are not supported.
  • macOS 10.14 (macOS 10.14.5 and later support the kext notarization requirements)
  • macOS 10.15 to 10.15.7
  • macOS 11 (Big Sur)
See the following knowledge base article:
The Application Isolation and Application Control features are not supported on Mac, Windows Servers, Linux, or mobile devices.
Windows servers
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
Linux servers
  • Amazon Linux 2
  • CentOS 6, 7, 8
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux 6, 7, 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7, 8
  • SuSe Linux Enterprise Server 12.x, 15.x
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS
Supported kernels of Symantec Linux Agent (also lists supported minor Linux OS versions)
Mobile devices
See the Mobile Security help for more information:
You can also refer to the client system requirements available through the following page:
Browser support for cloud console access
You can use the following browsers to access the cloud console:
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
For all browsers, two most recent versions are supported.
Browser support varies by operating system. The minimum resolution supported for Windows browsers is 1400.
Hardware requirements for Symantec Agent for Linux
The device on which you install the Symantec Agent for Linux must have:
  • Intel Premium 4 (2 GHz) or later processor
  • 500 MB of free RAM (4 GB of RAM is recommended)
  • 2 GB available disk space if
    , and
    share the same filesystem or volume
  • 500 MB available disk space in each
    , and
    if on different volumes