Update Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager/Clients to 12.1.7004.6500 ( Update to SEP 12.1 RU6 MP5 )

SEPM[1]If you have seen the recent news of a Google Engineer reverse engineering Symantec’s Antivirus Kernel Decompresser 


You will need to update all your Machines Symantec Endpoints to 12.1.7004.6500 ( Update to SEP 12.1 RU6 MP5 ) per Symantec recommendation here


More details of the patch


To do this on SEPM

*** Important Check for curent Autorestart settings***

  • Login to SEPM
  • Go to the Clients page
  • Select the group your server is in
  • Select the Policies tab at the top
  • Under Settings select General Settings
  • On the Restart Settings tab

First go here : https://symantec.flexnetoperations.com/control/symc/registeranonymouslicensetoken

And enter the license key for your Symantec Endpoint Product ( will start with M! ) can be be found by logging into your Symantec Account

After Download Symantec_Endpoint_Protection_12.1.6_MP5_SEPM_EN.exe

Run the installer on SEPM server ( may need a reboot before and backup of DB ) 

After installing you will have new packages available 

Run through this : http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/upgrade-clients-sep-121-auto-upgrade-feature

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