Default sizing configurations for Endpoint Protection Manager

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Issue/Introduction

The Management Server Configuration Wizard (MSCW) applies settings to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) based on the number of clients selected. The following document describes the default content revisions to keep, database backups to keep, and JVM heap size based on this selection.

Resolution

Click Server defaults for each option in the MSCW to review the exact settings for the version of SEPM being configured. The below tables list the default configurations for the current and past releases of SEPM.

Default values for 14 RTM

Company Size Number of Content Revisions to Keep Number of Database Backups to Keep Java (JVM) Settings
< 500 21 2 Minimum heap size: 512 MB
Maximum heap size: 1024 MB
≥ 500 90 10 Minimum heap size: 1024 MB
Maximum heap size: 2048 MB

 

Default values for 12.1 RU5 and later

Company Size Number of Content Revisions to Keep Number of Database Backups to Keep Java (JVM) Settings
<100 12 2 Minimum heap size: 64 MB
Maximum heap size: 256 MB
100 - 500 21 2 Minimum heap size: 128 MB
Maximum heap size: 512 MB
500 -1000 42 10 Minimum heap size: 512 MB
Maximum heap size: 1024 MB
> 1000 90 10 Minimum heap size: 512 MB
Maximum heap size: 1024 MB

 

Defaults values for 12.1 RU1 through 12.1 RU4 MP1b

Company Size Number of Content Revisions to Keep Number of Database Backups to Keep Java (JVM) Settings
< 100 3 2 Minimum heap size: 64 MB
Maximum heap size: 256 MB
100 - 500 3 2 Minimum heap size: 128 MB
Maximum heap size: 512 MB
500 - 1000 10 10 Minimum heap size: 512 MB
Maximum heap size: 1024 MB
> 1000 30 10 Minimum heap size: 512 MB
Maximum heap size: 1024 MB

You can change the defaults as follows: