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The article covers things like ensuring all SEP clients and SEPMS are running the latest maintenance release, using the Group Update Provider (GUP) for content distribution, and how to ensure out-of-date SEP clients to still get incremental updates.It even explains the best way to use a MS-SQL database for large environments.
Unlike traditional Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployments involving pooled desktops, where users lose their customization and personal applications when the administrator changes the master image, deployments using personal v Disks retain those changes.The complete suite is a good fit for medium-sized businesses seeking a more comprehensive range of protection. The patches can be pushed enterprise-wide with ease. For an Enterprise protection software, that is the key selling point.We have had an occasional hiccup where the end users need to manually update their virus definitions and there are no notifications that it needs to be done.Make sure you review the benefits of upgrading to the latest version of SEP 12.1.x, and check out Symantec’s Help diagnostic tool to determine if your system meets the minimum requirements.There are a lot of moving parts to admin work, so here is a list of Symantec’s guides to content revision configuration, server certificate updates, GPO, testing authentication, central deployment, Live Update, and clients with both SEP and Data Loss Prevention: If your users do not use a VPN, you should change the Live Update policy setting to use the default Symantec Live Update server – this allows remote clients to update any time they connect to the Internet.Also, tune the scheduling frequency down to one hour.
For all other locations, make sure you use the SEP Manager to distribute product software and content updates.
This means administrators can easily and centrally manage their master images while providing users with a customized and personalized desktop experience.
Personal v Disks provide this separation by redirecting all changes made on the user's VM to a separate disk (the personal v Disk), which is attached to the user's VM.
The content of the personal v Disk is blended at runtime with the content from the master image to provide a unified experience.
In this way, users can still access applications provisioned by their administrator in the master image.
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