Password protect the uninstall option

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Article ID: 169625

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Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition (Cloud)

Issue/Introduction

You would like to keep users from being able to uninstall the Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition cloud (SEP SBE) clients.

Resolution

  1. Log into the SEP SBE cloud management console
  2. Click on Settings tab
  3. Click on Computer Settings in the left column
  4. Place a checkmark in the box next to the line, Use this password for features displaying the <lock> icon (e.g., USB Device Control)
    NOTE: The lock icon is no longer displayed next to the components in the policies
  5. Enter and confirm the desired password
  6. Place a checkmark in the box next to the line, Optionally, use this password for agent uninstall‚Äč

After configuration, when removing the SEP SBE cloud client through Programs and Features there will be a prompt for the password.