You have the option to import legacy settings from the Symantec System Center when you migrate from Symantec AntiVirus to Symantec Endpoint Protection. However, since this import is not required, you want more information about the process, which settings the Migration Wizard imports, and under which circumstances importing legacy settings might be beneficial.
You are not required to import legacy settings from the Symantec System Center into the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager with the Migration Wizard. You can install the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager into the environment and deploy Symantec Endpoint Protection to existing Symantec AntiVirus clients. To migrate the Symantec AntiVirus clients and servers to Symantec Endpoint Protection client, you must uninstall Symantec AntiVirus and install Symantec Endpoint Protection. The Symantec Endpoint Protection client deployment does this process automatically. The migration does not import client-side settings from Symantec AntiVirus to Symantec Endpoint Protection.
The following settings are imported:
The following settings are not imported:
If you choose not to import your settings from the Symantec System Center, you can install Symantec Endpoint Protection as if you are doing so for the first time.
However you decide to proceed, we recommend that you defer the migration of your primary and secondary Symantec AntiVirus servers until you migrate all Symantec AntiVirus clients to Symantec Endpoint Protection. The Symantec AntiVirus servers will continue to provide antivirus content to the Symantec AntiVirus clients until you migrate them.
Symantec AntiVirus 10.x or Symantec Client Security 3.x, migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection