CWP and DCS 6.x Compatibility with SEP Linux 14.3 RU1 and above

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Article ID: 206635

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Products

Data Center Security Server Advanced Data Center Security Server Cloud Workload Protection Endpoint Security Endpoint Security Complete Endpoint Security for Servers

Issue/Introduction

You would like to know the compatibility with the New SEP 14.3 RU1 (SEP Linux) for Linux Anti-Malware Protection

Cause

SEP 14.3 RU1 (SEP Linux) is based on the same Anti-Malware Technology used in Cloud Workload Protection (CWP) and Data Center Security (DCS) Tech and can't be used with DCS or CWP.

You have the option to use DCS with it's Anti-Malware enabled with DCS IPS/IDS, or SEP for Linux

The older SEPFL, which used different technology can be used along side DCS IPS/IDS as long as DCS Anti-Malware is not used.

Environment

Critical System Protection (CSP)
Cloud Workload Protection - Compute (CWP)
Data Center Security Server (DCS)
Data Center Security Server Advanced (DCS:SA)
Symantec Endpoint Protection - Symantec Linux Agent (SEP Linux)

Resolution

DCS Anti-Malware Enabled
For any DCS Version with Anti-Malware Enabled, you can't use SEPFL or SEP Linux (Version 14.3 RU1 or higher) 

DCS Anti-Malware Disabled
For any DCS Version (without DCS's Anti-Malware Enabled) and SEPFL
DCS 6.0 + SEPFL = OK
DCS 6.5 + SEPFL = OK
DCS 6.6 + SEPFL = OK
DCS 6.7 + SEPFL = OK
DCS 6.8 + SEPFL = OK
DCS 6.9 + SEPFL = OK

For any DCS Version (without DCS's Anti-Malware Enabled) and SEP Linux (Version 14.3 RU1 or higher) 
DCS 6.0 + SEP for Linux (SEP 14.3 RU1) = Not Compatible
DCS 6.5 + SEP for Linux (SEP 14.3 RU1) = Not Compatible
DCS 6.6 + SEP for Linux (SEP 14.3 RU1) = Not Compatible
DCS 6.7 + SEP for Linux (SEP 14.3 RU1) = Not Compatible
DCS 6.8 + SEP for Linux (SEP 14.3 RU1) = Not Compatible, use DCS with it's Anti-Malware Enabled
DCS 6.9 + SEP for Linux (SEP 14.3 RU1) = Not Compatible, use DCS with it's Anti-Malware Enabled