How can the Symantec Endpoint Encryption login screen be disabled on a multi-user machine?
For all versions of SEE 7.x, you need to use the autologin snap-in for the SEE Management Server that allows you to push out a policy or create an installer that includes an option to avoid the SEE pre-boot screen for a specified number of reboots.
For SEE 6.0 only, the following is possible:
Warning: : Please be aware that by choosing the disable to Symantec Endpoint Encryption login screen, you are bypassing the pre-Windows security feature of the "Symantec Endpoint Encryption-Full Disk" software. If this is still desired for the convenience of the end users, a specific set of "Symantec Endpoint Encryption Client MSIs" can be created or use "Group Policy Object" to force the maximum number of registered "Symantec Endpoint Encryption" users to be zero.
To create a specific set of "Symantec Endpoint Encryption Client MSIs", follow the steps below:
Change "Allow up to X accounts to be registered on each computer" to "0."
NOTE: When using the "Group Policy Object", it is highly recommend to use a filter on the "Group Policy Object" to only push the update to the specific machines that you need the "Symantec Endpoint Encryption" login screen removed.
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