How to remove Symantec Email Submission Client (SESC) manually
Last Updated July 01, 2014
This article provides steps on how to remove SESC manually.
Please note the following:
It is recommended that SESC is removed using Add/Remove programs.
WARNING: In the next steps you will edit the Windows registry. Back up the registry before you make any changes to it, because incorrect changes to the registry can result in permanent data loss or corrupted files. Modify only the registry keys that are specified.
Open a command prompt and enter the following commands:
net stop sesc sc delete sesc
3. Remove web site.
a. Open Start|Administrative Tools|Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. b. On the right hand side menu expand Server Name > Sites. c. Right click Symantec Email Submission Client and select Remove. d. On the right hand side menu click Server Name > Application Pools. e. Right click on SESCAppPool and select Remove. f. Open a command prompt and enter the following commands:
4. Remove registry keys.
a. Exit all programs. b. Open regedit and remove the following keys if they are present:
10. Remove SESC service account machine log on permissions.
a. Click Start > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy. b. In the left pane, expand Local Policies and click User Rights Assignment. c. In the right pane, double-click Log on as a service. d. On the Local Security Setting tab, click the correct user name. e. Click the Remove button. f. Click OK.
11. Remove SESC Admins domain group.
NOTE: If there are other computers running SESC do not perform this step.
When SESC is un-installed the “SESC Admins” global security group created under “Users” container in Active Directory is not removed.
Open “Active Directory Users and Computer” span in on Domain Controller, select “Users” container in the left pane, in the right pane right click on “SESC Admins” and click on “Delete”, then click on “Yes” for confirmation.
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