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.
For the most current system requirements, see: Release notes, new fixes, and system requirements for all versions of Endpoint Protection
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.
To install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
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.
If you have a product disc, insert it into the optical drive. The installation should start automatically. If it does not start, open the disc, and then double-click Setup.exe.
In the Symantec Endpoint Protection Installation Program dialog box, click Install Symantec Endpoint Protection, and then click Install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
Review the sequence of installation events, and then click Next to begin.
In the License Agreement panel, click I accept the terms in the license agreement, and then click Next.
In the Destination Folder panel, accept the default destination folder or specify another destination folder, and then click Next.
The installation process begins for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager management server and console. When the installation is complete, click Next.
After the initial installation completes, you configure the server and database. Click Next.
The Management Server Configuration Wizard starts.