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How to check the Scan Engine version on the Endpoint Protection client for Macintosh


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Endpoint Protection


You need to verify the Scan Engine version on a Macintosh running the Endpoint Protection client for Macintosh.


Follow these instructions to verify the Scan Engine version being used for a specific definition set in the SEP for Mac client.

1) Open the Endpoint Protection for Mac GUI to verify the definition set being used.

  • Left click the Endpoint Protection shield
  • Hover over the 'Symantec Endpoint Protection' menu option.
  • Click on the expanded 'Open Symantec Endpoint Protection'
  • Under Virus and Spyware Protection identify the Definitions date being used,

2) Using Finder, open the folder structure to the definition set being used. 

  • Menu > Go > Go to folder (or shift-cmd-g) and enter the following path:  /Library/Application Support/Symantec/AntiVirus/

3) Using the definitions date identified in step 1, open the folder that corresponds to the user interface.

4) Right click on the 'navlibx' file and select Get Info.

5) The pane that opens up will show the Scan Engine Version identified as the Norton Antivirus Scan Engine followed by the revision.