Symantec Anti-Virus 12.1.5 Labs Rollout

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 will be rolled out to all Labs (including 3rd Party Labs) from 15/05/2015. This update has already been rolled out to the ITS Labs without issue. This program will install silently at 03:00AM when the machines are woken up automatically by Verismic. For more info on this update goto:

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH224706

The main benefits of upgrading to the 12.1.5 platform include:

  • Windows 8.1 Support
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Support
  • Mac OS X 10.10 Support
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Client for Linux adds support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.5 and CentOS 6.5.
  • Download Insight and SONAR can now scan Office 2013 applications.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager now uses OpenSSL 1.0.1h
  • Client startup time is shorter, and the client service uses fewer processes.

For more information on this update contact IT Services on Ext 22233.