Installing Endpoint Protection Manager 12.1 for replication using Microsoft SQL Server
Last Updated May 17, 2017
How do I Install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager for replication partners using Microsoft SQL Server?
You want to install and configure Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 12.1 as Replication Partners.
To install servers for replication
Install the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
In the Management Server Configuration Wizard panel, check the Install an additional site checkbox, and then click Next.
In the Server Information panel, accept or change the default values for the following boxes, and then click Next:
Web console port
Server data folder
In the Site Information panel, accept or change the name in the Site Name box, and then click Next.
In the Replication Information panel, type values in the following boxes:
Replication server name: The hostname or IP address of the remote Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
Replication server port : The default Replication server port is 8443
Administrator Name: The name that is used to log on to the console
Administrator Password: The password that is used to log on to the console
In the Certificate Warning dialog box, click Yes.
In the Database Server Choice panel, Check Microsoft SQL Server, and complete the installation.
Configuring Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager for replication
To configure servers for replication
On the computer that you installed the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, click Start > Programs > Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
In the Logon dialog box, in the User Name box, type the administrator ID that is used to log on to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager that uses the initial database.
In Password box, type the password that is associated with the administrator ID, and then click Log On.
In the console, in the left pane, click Admin > Servers.
In the left tree, expand Local Site, expand Replication Partner, right-click Site <remote_host>
, and then click Edit Properties.
In the Replication Partner Properties dialog box, set the options that you want for logs, packages, and replication frequency, and then click OK.
Right-click Site <remote_host>
, and then click Replicate Now.
At the end of the wizard, click on Finish.
Technical Information If you want to install a Microsoft SQL Server database for replication, you must first install Microsoft SQL Server.
When using SQL Windows Authentication, the database user requires file permissions to some SEPM directories, so that the processes running in user context can access necessary files.
Paths are relative to the SEPM installation directory: List, Read, Execute permissions: .\bin For the verification & configuration tools during MSCW & uninstallation .\php For the Reporting subsystem Read, Write permissions:
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