Table: Main manuals for Symantec Endpoint Protection
Symantec Endpoint Protection Release Notes
Describes the new features, system requirements, supported upgrade paths, and known issues and their workarounds. Before you install Symantec Endpoint Protection, review the release notes.
Quick Start Guide for Endpoint Protection
Describes how to download, install, and configure Symantec Endpoint Protection for a first-time managed, default installation of 500 or fewer clients.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Getting Started Guide
Describes how to install and configure Symantec Endpoint Protection for both a default and a custom first-time managed installation of 500 or more clients.
This guide also covers the latest features, how Symantec Endpoint Protection protects your computers, and how to get up and running immediately.
Version 14 no longer includes this guide. Use the Quick Start Guide and the Installation and Administration Guide instead.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Installation and Administration Guide
Provides the concepts and procedures to install, configure, and manage the product. The topics are geared for both small business users and enterprise users. The topics in this comprehensive guide are also published on the Symantec website so that you can search for them.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows Client Guide
Describes how to manage and configure the Symantec Endpoint Protection for Windows client. By default, the Windows client runs on your computer without you needing to configure it. However, your administrator may have enabled some of the security settings for you to modify.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Mac Client Help
Symantec Endpoint Protection Mac Client Guide
Explains how to manage and configure the Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac client. You access these topics in the Mac client Help.
The Mac Client Guide is new with version 14.2 RU1.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Linux Client Guide
Describes what you can do with the Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux client. The guide also describes the commands you can run to manage the scans on the client. You can access the man pages for help on the commands when you use the command-line interface.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Sizing and Scalability Best Practices White Paper
Provides sizing recommendations for system administrators to deploy Symantec Endpoint Protection in large networks. The guide suggests appropriate architecture designs, database sizes, log sizes, and client-to-server ratios that are based on the tests that Symantec performed.
Symantec Endpoint Protection FIPS 140-2 Deployment Guide
Contains information about deploying Symantec Endpoint Protection in a FIPS-compliant configuration.
Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) is a U.S. government computer security standard used to accredit cryptographic modules.
The Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager embedded database stores all the information about the software and the security settings in a series of tables, called the database schema. You can use the database schema to write queries for customized reports.