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Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager: Home, Reports, and Monitor pages are blank and no error messages are displayed


Article ID: 151373


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Endpoint Protection


When logged in to Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console, Home, Reports, and Monitors pages appear as blank pages. In addition, there are no error messages displayed.



This can occur when improper Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) settings are used in an Embedded Database, resulting in incorrect or failed communication between the console and the database.


This issue may be resolved by performing the following steps:

  1. Click Start Menu> Programs> Administrative Tools> Data Sources (ODBC)
  2. Click System DSN
  3. Select SymantecEndpointSecurityDSN
  4. Click Configure
  5. Select Database
  6. Enter your server's hostname in the "Server name" field
    • Enter the hostname, rather than the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)

  7. Type sem5 in the "Database name" field
  8. Click OK
  9. Click OK
  10. Stop the "Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager" service
  11. Stop the "Symantec Embedded Database" service
  12. Start the "Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager" service
  13. Start the "Symantec Embedded Database" service
  14. Logon to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console to view the results.