Symantec Endpoint Protection Integration Component lets you deploy and manage your Symantec Endpoint Protection clients from the Symantec Management Console. Symantec Endpoint Protection Integration Component includes a feature called Antivirus Inventory. When Antivirus Inventory is run, it searches for common types of antivirus software. If a recognized type of antivirus is located on a managed computer, this data is stored for reporting purposes. This data is also reflected in the Antivirus Version Summary pie-chart and the Antivirus Summary report on the Symantec Endpoint Protection Home page.
Antivirus Inventory can also identify computers with tamper protection enabled. If the feature tamper protection is enabled on a computer, the computer is displayed in the following report: Computers on which tamper protection is detected and enabled.
If computers have a recognized type of antivirus, the antivirus software is first removed before your Symantec Endpoint Protection client package is installed. This functionality occurs if you apply the following tasks:
Symantec Endpoint Protection Integration Component can remove the following software from your managed computers: