How to Disable all Notifications in the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager and Symantec Endpoint Protection Client version 12.1 (Managed and Unmanaged)
Last Updated July 28, 2012
I need to disable all notifications that are sent to Managed clients and Unmanaged Clients
Users receiving IPS notifications stating "Traffic from IP x.x.x.x has Been blocked" and other notifications pop ups. Intrusion Prevention notifications appear on SEP clients.
Intrusion Prevention notifications and other Notifications are enabled
To Turn off the Notifications:
1) Login to SEPM 2. Click on Clients on the left 3. Choose the appropriate group 4. Click the Policies tab 5. Under Policies > AntiVirus and Antispyware > Edit the Policy > Select each of the following and configure the Notifications Tab in each and UNCHECK the check box.
* Daily Scan
* File System Auto-Protect
Disable these notifications will be based on the mode of control that the client is in:
To Disable Intrusion Prevention notifications for Server Control Mode:
1. Log in to SEPM 2. Select Clients on the left 3. Choose the appropriate group 4. Select the Policies tab 5. Expand Location-Specific Settings and select Server Control next to "Client User Interface Control Settings" 6. Click the Customize button next to "Server Control" 7. Uncheck "Display Intrusion Prevention Notifications"
To Disable Intrusion Prevention Notifications in Mixed Mode:
1. Log in to SEPM 2. Click on Clients on the left 3. Choose the appropriate group 4. Click the Policies tab 5. Expand Location-Specific Settings and click Mixed Control next to "Client User Interface Control Settings" 6. Click the Customize button next to "Mixed Mode" 7. Scroll to the bottom of the list, and in the "notifications" area, click the radial in the "Server" column to give you the ability to override this option on a client. 8. Select the Client User Interface Settings tab 9. Uncheck "Display Intrusion Prevention notifications"
To Disable Intrusion Prevention Notifications in Client Control Mode:
1. Launch the Symantec Endpoint Protection client 2. In the "Network Threat Protection" section of the splash page, select Options 3. Select Intrusion Prevention tab 4. Uncheck "Display Intrusion Prevention notifications
Imported Document ID: TECH168497
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