Uninstall of Symantec Endpoint Protection & install System Center Endpoint Protection

Recently I had to deploy System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP). SCEP was not installing on clients. I knew I would run into problems because Symantec Endpoint Protection was on these clients and there was a password required to uninstall it. Sure enough the require uninstall password was causing the issue. Here are the details:

From the EP log on the client:

%systemdrive%\WINDOWS\CCM\Logs\EndpointProtectionAgent.log
Failed to insta...

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Set SCEP Client to Update from Microsoft

There may be a need for System Center Endpoint Protection clients to update definitions directly from Microsoft Update vs. updating from your SCCM server. An example would be when you have remote users that are constantly moving around in the field.  Here are the settings to configure this:

  • You would go into client settings and set this to False.

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  • Then you can go into the actual¬† Antimalware Policies and adjust the policy.

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  • Her...
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