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Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server, version 11.0.x - System Requirements

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Article ID: 161128

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Endpoint Encryption

Issue/Introduction

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.

Resolution

Compatible operating systems

Operating System Added in Release Date of Release
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, 64-bit, with November 2014 update 11.0.1 March 30, 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, 64-bit, with November 2014 update 11.0.1 March 30, 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, 64-bit, with August 2014 update MP1 Nov 21, 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, 64-bit, with August 2014 update MP1 Nov 21, 2014

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 2012 R2 Datacenter, 64-bit, November 2014 update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, 64-bit, November 2014 update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, 64-bit, August 2014 update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, 64-bit, August 2014 update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, 64-bit, April 2014 update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, 64-bit, April 2014 update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, 64-bit, with update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, 64-bit, with update
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise SP1, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard SP1, 64-bit
     

.NET Framework Requirements

Symantec Endpoint Encryption requires you to enable multiple versions of .NET. One version of .NET is required to install the application and one version of .NET is required to use the application.

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

The Symantec Endpoint Encryption Management Server requires .NET 4.5 and .NET 3.5

Supported virtual computers

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

  • VMware ESXi 5.5
  • VMware ESXi 5.1
     

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

1 GB 

Symantec recommends that you increase the amount memory as your database size grows.

Free Disk Space

80 GB

 

Online Help requirements

To view the online Help, Symantec Endpoint Encryption requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, or 11. Symantec Endpoint Encryption database system requirements
 

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 or VMware ESXi 5.5 virtual machine.

Compatible versions of Microsoft SQL Server

 

SQL Server Version  On the Symantec Endpoint
Encryption Management Server 
On a dedicated computer
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