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What is a "Manually Generated Anomaly"?


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Endpoint Protection Endpoint Detection and Response Advanced Threat Protection Platform


In a report, the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) lists "Manually Generated Anomaly" for a detection's Risk Name.  What exactly does that mean?



In an environment where the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) version is 12.1 RU6 (or higher) and integrated with Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) 2.x, a "Manually Generated Anomaly" Risk Detection is assigned to those files that were selected to be deleted from within ATP.
For information about ATP and "Delete File From Endpoints, see "