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).


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

 3.   Click Clients (see Figure-2).


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


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


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.


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.