Tag: Symantec Endpoint protection

How to set up client password protection in SEP Manager

How to set up client password protection in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager :

 Follow the following steps to configure client password:

 1.   Open the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (see Figure-1).

Figure-1

2.   Enter the user name and password of the server in the respective fields, and click Log On.

 3.   Click Clients (see Figure-2).


Figure-2

   4.  Click Policies tab >>General Settings (see Figure-3).


Figure-3

5.  General settings window will pop up (see Figure-4). Click security settings.

Figure-4

6.  Security setting window will pop up (see Figure-5). Enable “Require a password to uninstall the client”.

7.  Type the password and confirm the password in the required fields.

 8.  Click OK.

Figure-5


Symantec Endpoint Protection Management Console credentials lost?

1. Open Windows Explorer on the computer where you run Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
2. Change directory to the :\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager\Tools folder.
3. Double-click the Resetpass.bat executable file. The password is reset to the default password.
4. Be sure to change the password immediately.

Default Credentials:

Username: admin
Password: admin

Note: If you change the admin account name to something other than admin and then subsequently run resetpass.bat, it changes the account name back to admin.