How do I resolve this error "Symantec CMC Smc has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for inconvenience."
Disable/Uninstall all third party firewall applications (also antivirus) including Windows firewall.
- Uninstall the currently installed version of SEP 11 through the Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs.
- Restart the computer.
- Verify that SEP is completely removed by reviewing the following document:
Title: How to manually uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection client from Windows 2000, XP and 2003, 32-bit Editions
- Install the currently available version of SEP 11.
- Ensure anyother remaining firewall or antivirus applications are still disabled.
Ports used for communication in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0
|General communication via IIS||Between clients and Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager||HTTP (TCP)||80|
|Secure communication via IIS (optional)||Between clients and Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager||HTTPS (TCP)||443|
|Internal communication via Apache||Manager to Manager, Console to Manager, Enforcer to Manager||HTTPS (TCP)||8443|
|Browser-based remote console via Apache||From browser to Manager||HTTP (TCP)||9090|
|Embedded database communication||From Manager to embedded database||TCP||2638|
|Microsoft SQL database communication||From Manager to Microsoft SQL database||TCP||1443|
|Group Update Provider||From Group Update Provider to clients||TCP||2967|
|Protection Manager SemSvc.exe||The Protection Manager listens on the Tomcat default port||TCP||8005|