Symantec is announcing the end-of-availability (EOA) for the Data Loss Prevention Pack for IT Analytics and Symantec Endpoint Protection Pack for IT Analytics beginning on April 3, 2017.
Specifically, this affects the IT Analytics installation using Symantec Installation Manager together with the Symantec Management Platform (SMP). Starting from 8.1 version of the SMP, if you upgrade or perform clean 8.1 version installation, the DLP and SEP content packs for IT Analytics will no longer be available.
Symantec is recommending that customers install the standalone versions of DLP and SEP pack for IT Analytics. However, those are EOS at this point:
This is no longer available:
IT Analytics for DLP and SEP
Since our move to the Broadcom organization, we have been devoting considerable work to streamlining our portfolio, and have made the decision to remove certain features used by Symantec Data Loss Prevention and Symantec Endpoint Protection.
What is Happening?
Effective immediately, Broadcom officially will not longer maintain and Support will not be actively provided.
o IT Analytics for DLP
o IT Analytics for SEP
The following videos provide information on how to install the standalone IT Analytics Server with the Symantec Data Loss Prevention content pack and on how to work with the IT Analytics Server Cube Browsers for Symantec Endpoint Protection and Data Loss Prevention users for versions prior to ITMS 8.5:
If you have DLP and SEP packs for IT Analytics installed in your environment, you will have to uninstall them before upgrading to SMP version 8.1.
No changes have been introduced to the Client Server Management Pack for IT Analytics and ServiceDesk Pack for IT Analytics support.