How To Install Symantec Endpoint Security?

Install Symantec Endpoint Security

Symantec Endpoint Security is a fully cloud-managed version of the on-premises Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP), which makes your device more secure from potential threats such as malware, spyware, Trojans, worms, viruses, and ransomware. If you wish to install Symantec Endpoint Security on your Windows Servers, follow these steps.

Creating An Installation Package

  • Step 1:Before starting, make sure your system meets the requirements to install the Symantec Agent installation package.
  • Step 2:On your Windows computer, create an installation package in the Cloud console.
  • Step 3:Go to the Endpoint Security tab and navigate to Settings. Click Installation Package.
  • Step 4:Choose your operating system to install the package.
  • Step 5:Symantec Agent Installercan detect your computer OS and download the appropriate installation packages.
  • Step 6:Make sure you have subscribed to Symantec Endpoint Security.
  • Step 7:Next, select the Symantec Agent features you wish to include in the installation package.
  • Step 8:Choose any one of the following options as the Installation Package Download type.
  • Step 9:Installation package creator
  • Step 10:Direct installation package
  • Step 11:Click on Change and select a device group.
  • Step 12:Click OK to enroll all the devices with the installation package for the device group.
  • Step 13:For advanced settings, click Show More and configure the following settings.
  • Step 14:Installation settings
  • Step 15:Software removal settings
  • Step 16:Restart settings
  • Step 17:Language settings
  • Step 18:After configuring the required settings, click Save and select Download Package.
  • Step 19:Alternatively, you can create the installation package using an installation package creator.

Installing Symantec Agent On Windows Computer

  • Step 1:To install the created package on your Windows computer, share the package on a network share or USB device.
  • Step 2:Transfer the folder with all the package files to the Windows device and run the Symantec Agent installer.
  • Step 3:Carry out the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  • Step 4:To install the Symantec Agent on a Windows device using the Active Directory GPO, navigate to the Computer Settings node and create a new software installation package in the Group Policy Object Editor.
  • Step 5:Choose the Symantec files and navigate to the Modifications tab.
  • Step 6:Click Add and select the Symantec Agent Deployment file to apply a transform to the package.
  • Step 7:Finally, select the deployment type and follow the on-screen prompts. If you need remote assistance to install Symantec Endpoint Security, click the call button.