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The Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.x: Install, Configure, and Deploy course is designed for the network, IT security, and systems administration professional tasked with architecting and implementing Symantec Endpoint Protection. This class covers how to design, deploy, install, configure, manage, and monitor Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.x in a Windows, Mac, and Linux environment.

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe Symantec Endpoint Protection products, components, dependencies, and system hierarchy.
  • Install and configure Symantec Endpoint Protection management and client components.
  • Deploy Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows, Windows Embedded, Mac and Linux clients.
  • Manage the client user interface.
  • Manage content updates for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
  • Perform server and database management
  • Configure replication and load balancing.
  • Design a Symantec Endpoint Protection environment

This course is for network managers, resellers, systems administrators, client security administrators, systems professionals, and consultants who are charged with the installation, configuration, and day-to-day management of Symantec Endpoint Protection in a variety of network environments, and who are responsible for troubleshooting and tuning the performance of this product in the enterprise environment.

You must have working knowledge of advanced computer terminology, including TCP/IP networking terms and Internet terms, and an administrator-level knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Course Details

This course includes practical hands-on exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to use those skills in a working environment


  • Course overview
  • The classroom lab environment
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Product Solution

 Why use Symantec Endpoint Protection?

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection technologies
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection services
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection components
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection policies and concepts
  • Extending Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Installing the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Identifying system requirements

  • Preparing servers for installation
  • Installing and configuring the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
  • Describing Symantec Endpoint Protection upgrades and version compatibility
  • Configuring the Symantec Endpoint Protection Environment

Starting and navigating the SEPM

  • Describing policy types and components
  • Console authentication
  • Licensing the SEP environment
  • Deploying Windows and Windows Embedded Clients

Planning the client deployment

  • Configuring client deployment package
  • Deploying packages to clients
  • Maintaining the client environment
  • Upgrading Symantec Endpoint Protection clients
  • Deploying Mac and Linux Clients

Linux prerequisites

  • Linux deployment
  • Mac prerequisites
  • Mac deployment
  • Client and Policy Management

Describing SEPM and client communications

  • Administering clients
  • Configuring groups
  • Configuring locations
  • Active Directory integration with SEP 12.1
  • Client configuration modes
  • Configuring domains
  • General client settings and Tamper Protection
  • Configuring Content Updates for Windows Clients

Introducing LiveUpdate

  • Configuring the SEPM for LiveUpdate
  • Configuring the LiveUpdate Settings and Content policies
  • Configuring multiple group update providers (GUPs)
  • Manually updating virus definitions
  • Configuring Content Updates for Mac and Linux Clients

Describing content update methods

  • Configuring the LiveUpdate policy
  • Configuring the SEPM as a reverse proxy
  • Monitoring updates
  • Performing Server and Database Management

Managing SEPM servers

  • Maintaining server security
  • Communicating with other servers
  • Managing administrators
  • Managing the database
  • Disaster recovery techniques
  • Configuring Replication and Failover and Load Balancing

About sites and replication

  • How replication works
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection replication scenarios
  • Configuring replication
  • Failover and load balancing
  • Designing a Symantec Endpoint Environment

Architecture components

  • Architecture constraints
  • Component placement
  • Content delivery
  • Determining client to SEPM ratios
  • SEPM and database sizing best practices


  • Security Administrators
  • System Integrators
  • Network Managers
  • System Administrators

Public Program Schedule

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There is no upcoming Public Batch Schedule, you can ask for Private Batch or for On-Demand Learning

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  • What is the Symantec Certification Program?
  • What is the benefit of becoming Symantec Certified?
  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery ?
  • What time do classes begin ?
  • Who will be my trainer?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

The Symantec Certification Program provides rigorous, objective assessments of Symantec technical expertise through securely proctored, computer-based, multiple-choice exams (based on real-world job tasks). The program validates the skills and technical competencies necessary for Symantec professionals to efficiently implement, administer, and maintain their data protection, high availability, and security environments utilizing Symantec solutions. Successful completion of the programs’ current requirements will result in the achievement and reward of either a Symantec Certified Specialist (SCS) or Symantec Certified Professional (SCP) certificate.

Symantec certified candidates and their companies have the ability to gain industry recognition, competitive differentiation, greater productivity & results, increased user community satisfaction, and a tangible measure of their education investment. Did you know that 76% of candidates and recruiters verified that Symantec Certification was discussed as part of the hiring process? Certification can open the door to increased visibility, better opportunities and new jobs in your industry. In today’s highly competitive environment, certification differentiates you as a professional who is serious about applied learning, making you an asset to a prospective employer. Read about the benefits of Certification for an Individual and Employer.

Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

All our trainers are Symantec Certified Instructors. Our representative will share trainer profile once you start talking to our team.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date.

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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