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Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2 Manage and Administer

  • Tuition USD $1,800
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4055 Ratings
  • Course Code EP-14-2-MA
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

The Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2: Manage and Administer course is designed for the network, IT security, and systems administration professional in a Security Operations position tasked with the day-to-day operation of the SEPM on-premise management console.

Skills Gained

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

  • Describe how the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) communicates with clients and make appropriate changes as necessary.
  • Design and create Symantec Endpoint Protection group structures to meet the needs of your organization.
  • Respond to threats using SEPM monitoring and reporting.
  • Analyze the content delivery system (LiveUpdate).
  • Reduce bandwidth consumption using the best method to deliver content updates to clients.
  • Configure Group Update Providers.
  • Create location aware content updates.
  • Use Rapid Release definitions to remediate a virus outbreak.

Who Can Benefit

The SEP 14.2 Manage and Administer course is intended for students who are charged with managing and monitoring Symantec Endpoint Protection endpoints.


This course assumes that students have a basic understanding of advanced computer terminology, including TCP/IP networking 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 Outline

Module 1: Managing Console Access and Delegating Authority

  • Create SEP administrator accounts and delegate administrative tasks to Limited administrators.

Module 2: Managing Client-to Server Communication

  • Analyze client-to-SEPM communication, restore communication between clients and the SEPM, and verify that clients are online with the SEPM.

Module 3: Managing Client Architecture and Active Directory Integration

  • Describe the interaction between sites, domains, and groups and how to manage groups, locations, and policy inheritance. You also learn how to import Active Directory Organizational Units and control access to client user interface settings.

Module 4: Managing Clients and Responding to Threats

  • Identify and verify the protection status for all computers and monitor for health status and anomalies. You also learn how to respond to threats.

Module 5: Monitoring the Environment and Responding to Threats

  • Monitor critical log data, identify new incidents, and proactively respond to threats.

Module 6: Creating Incident and Health Status Reports

  • Create reports that reflect your environment’s security status and health.

Module 7: Introducing Content Updates Using LiveUpdate

  • Describe the content delivery system (LiveUpdate) and learn how to reduce bandwidth consumption using the best method to deliver content updates to clients.

Module 8: Analyzing the SEPM Content Delivery System

  • Analyze the content delivery system and learn to configure and manage content distribution for clients.

Module 9: Managing Group Update Providers

  • Configure and monitor Group Update Providers. Examine the Group Update Provider health and status.

Module 10: Managing Certified and Rapid Release Definitions

  • Use Rapid Release definitions to remediate a virus outbreak.

Module 11: Configuring Location Aware Content Updates

  • Examine, configure, and monitor location aware content update updates.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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Concise and good to follow along. Although it is a lot to take in under a short period of time.

Very good material, the instructor was clear explaining the topics, and the labs were easy to follow it.

Good training material and good instruction. More time needs to be provided for the lab work.

Class was very informative, although one lab didnt but will try again later

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