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Symantec Exchange Submission Client (SESC) installation is failing or rolling back with error 1721


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You are trying to install Symantec Exchange Submission Client SESC 2.0 and installation is rolling back and you are getting the following error in SESC_VERBOSE_LOG

"MSI (c) (F0:A8) [09:12:25:088]: Note: 1: 1721 2: SESC_InstallVCRedist2008 3: C:UsersveritasAppDataLocalTemp4MSIA2FA.tmp 4: vcredist_x64.exe /quiet /norestart 
Info 1721.There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor. Action: "

"=== Logging stopped: 10/7/2015  9:13:20 ===

MSI (c) (78:BC) [09:13:20:472]: Note: 1: 1708 
MSI (c) (78:BC) [09:13:20:472]: Product: Symantec Email Submission Client -- Installation operation failed.

MSI (c) (78:BC) [09:13:20:481]: Windows Installer installed the product. Product Name: Symantec Email Submission Client. Product Version: 2.0. Product Language: 1033. Manufacturer: Symantec Corporation. Installation success or error status: 1602."



In order to resolve the issue, please do the following.

  • Disable Tamper Protection in Symantec Endpoint Protection or Similar feature in your Antivirus installed on the server or create an exception for SESC installer.
  • Disable User Access Control (UAC) and try to install SESC again

If still not resolved, please contact Symantec Support for further assistance.