On Windows, the service for Symantec Protection Engine (SPE) fails to start with error 1053. SymantecProtectionEngineAbortLog.txt indicates:
2021/06/08-15:57:53 100 Java virtual machine failed to load : CJNIBridge: failed to find supported version of java..
2021/06/08-15:57:53 0 Symantec Protection Engine is shutting down; logs may contain more information.
The Java console is enabled and SPE cannot find an appropriate version of Java.
You can either ensure an appropriate version of Oracle Java is installed and that SPE can find it, or you disable the Java console and manage SPE from the command line.
Pointing SPE to appropriate Java
Disabling the Java console
See the following article for instructions on disabling the Java console:
Q: Do I have to install Java to manage SPE?
A: SPE uses Java for the old SPE 8 java UI and for the SPE 9 REST API, which listens for connections from the SPE 9 console. However, SPE can be managed from the local command line completely without the Java console. See the following page for more information:
Q: What is a supported version of Java?
A: Please see the SPE Java support matrix