When the Symantec Management Agent service starts, it consumes 25% of the CPU, and Memory usage quickly hits 1 GB, then climbs up to between 3.5 to 4.5 GB. On systems with limited memory it can crash the operating system.
A stored procedure was missing a Distinct call, resulting in way too many results for Application Metering policy components to meter.
A fix is in the works by Symantec Development.
To work around the issue, follow these steps: