You have installed the Symantec Protection Engine with "SPE Based Authentication" and wish to change "Active Directory Based Authentication" without uninstalling / reinstalling. This option is only available in Windows OS deployments.
This change can be made using the xmlmodifier.exe command in an elevated command prompt. The configuration.xml file found in %InstallPath%
\Symantec\Scan Engine. The syntax is xmlmodifier.exe -s
from within %InstallPath%
There are two attributes that must be changed in the configuration.xml ; ADAuthenticationMode and ActiveDirectoryDetails. This section of the document looks like this before the change:
<!-- ADAuthenticationMode option is applicable to Windows only --> <ADAuthenticationMode value="false"> <ActiveDirectoryDetails groupname=""/> </ADAuthenticationMode>
Note: As always, when working with the Protection Engine XML files, stop the Symantec Protection Engine Service. Please stop scanning within your connector before stopping Symantec Protection Engine Service due to potential negative impact to your scanning resource. See vendor documentation for best practices in disabling scanning.
In order to change the ADAuthenticationMode value ="false" to "true" you will use the command: