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System Requirements for Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server 11.1.x

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This article details the system requirements for the version 11.1.x of the Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server.

The article will be updated as additional platforms or other system requirements are tested and added.

Update history

Update Version Release date
Added support for Microsoft SQL Server 2016 11.1.3 MP1 November 8, 2017
Added support for VMware ESXi 6.5 11.1.3 MP1 November 8, 2017
Added support for .NET Framework 4.6.2 11.1.3 July 26, 2017
Added support for Microsoft Azure. 11.1.3 March 2, 2017
Added support for Microsoft Windows Server 2016 11.1.3 January 18,2017
Added support for .NET Framework 4.6.1 11.1.3 May 6, 2016
Added support for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) 11.1.3 May 6, 2016

Notes:

  • Versions of Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server 11.1.x earlier than 11.1.3 should not be used.
  • The Microsoft Windows operating systems that are listed in this KB article are supported only with all of the latest hot fixes and security patches from Microsoft.
  • Symantec Endpoint Encryption requires one or more Active Directory domains to host the Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server. You can also synchronize Symantec Endpoint Encryption with Active Directory.

Supported operating systems

You can install Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server on the following operating systems:
Note: Only English operating systems have been tested and are currently supported.

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Datacenter, with updates
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Standard, with updates
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, with updates
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, with updates
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard SP1

.NET Framework Requirements

You must make sure that .NET is enabled before you can install the components.

Depending on the version of Microsoft Windows Server that you use, Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server requires the following versions of .NET Framework:

Operating system Required version of .NET Framework
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 4.5.2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 4.5.2
Microsoft Windows Server 2016

4..6.2 (For Symantec Endpoint Encryption 11.1.3)

Supported virtual computers

You can install Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server on the following virtualized computers:

  • VMware ESXi 5.5
  • VMware ESXi 5.1
  • VMware ESXi 6.5

Prerequisite Server Roles, Features, and Tools

Please refer to HOWTO101921 for a full list that must be installed before install

Minimum Hardware Requirements

Processor 1.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or higher, or the equivalent.

Symantec recommends that you use a 2.0 GHz or faster processor.
RAM 1GB

Symantec recommends that you increase the amount memory as your database size grows.
Free disk space   80 GB

Supported cloud hosting services

You can install and host Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server using the following cloud hosting services:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Azure
    Note: Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server has not yet been tested for compatibility with Microsoft Azure SQL.

Symantec Endpoint Encryption database system requirements

Microsoft SQL Server

The Symantec Endpoint Encryption database can reside on a dedicated database server or on the Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server. Symantec recommends that you install your database on a dedicated database server. If you have located the instance on a dedicated database server, the database server does not need to belong to an Active Directory domain.

Symantec recommends that you store the data file and log files on separate physical disks. You should format the disk that stores the log files with the NTFS file system.

You can install the Symantec Endpoint Encryption database on either a physical computer or a VMware ESXi 5.1, VMware ESXi 5.5, or VMware ESXi 6.5 virtual machine.

Supported versions of Microsoft SQL Server

SQL Server Version On the Symantec Endpoint
Encryption Management
Server
On a dedicated computer
SQL Server 2016 Enterprise (64-bit) Yes Yes
SQL Server 2016 Standard (64-bit) Yes Yes
SQL Server 2014 Enterprise (64-bit) Yes Yes
SQL Server 2014 Standard (64-bit) Yes Yes
SQL Server 2014 Express with
Advanced Services (64-bit)
Yes No
SQL Server 2012 Enterprise, SP1 (64-bit) Yes Yes
SQL Server 2012 Standard, SP1 (64-bit) Yes Yes
SQL Server 2012 Express with Advanced
Services, SP1 (64-bit)
Yes No
SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, SP2 (64-bit) Yes Yes
SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard, SP2 (64-bit) Yes Yes
SQL Server 2008 R2 Express with Advanced
Services, SP2 (64-bit)
Yes No
SQL Server 2008 Enterprise, SP3 (64-bit) Yes Yes