Learn how to configure and perform a remote push install of Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) clients to computers on the network. This task uses the Remote Push option in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM).
Remote Push pushes the client software to computers that you specify. Using Remote Push requires knowledge of how to search networks to locate computers by IP address or computer names. Once the package copies to the target computer, the package installs automatically. The computer user does not need to begin the installation or to have administrator privileges.
Remote Push comprises the following tasks:
Review and perform these pre-installation steps to prepare computers to install the SEP client:
To install clients using the Remote Push option of the Client Deployment Wizard:
Alternatively, you can install clients using the Push Deployment Wizard instead of the Client Deployment Wizard in the following situations:
If Remote Push is unable to push the installation package to the client computer, verify that you have adequately prepared the client computer for remote deployment. Also verify that any existing firewall software does not block the communication ports required for remote push deployment of SEP clients.
To troubleshoot a failed client installation, review the Microsoft Installer (MSI) and Symantec Installer Server (SIS) logs.
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