To deploy the Symantec Endpoint Protection Linux client as part of a cloned drive image, follow these steps on a base machine that will act as the source of the image:
Once the image has been created, it can be deployed to a new machine for use in a production environment. When preparing such a clone, follow these steps:
It is OK if different machines check in initially with the same name to the SEPM. The SEPM differentiates between clients by using a unique Hardware ID generated by SEP. Changing the client machine's hostname does not cause a change in this Hardware ID.
Another option to create managed SEP clones: deploy image with unmanaged SEP client, then convert to managed client via scripted operations and the instructions in Importing client-server communication settings into the Linux client