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print this documentDocument ID:2007102121480648
Last Modified:06/08/2010

Microsoft SQL Server requirements for Symantec Endpoint Security 11.0 and Symantec Network Access Control 11.0

Situation:You want to know what the requirements are for the Microsoft SQL Server and the database.

Solution:Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and Symantec Network Access Controls are only supported on the following SQL databases:
  • Microsoft SQL 2000 Server Standard SP4 or later
  • Microsoft SQL 2000 Server Enterprise SP4 or Later
    (Note: Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is supported on English-language Windows operating systems only)
  • Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Enterprise SP2 or later
  • Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Standard SP2 or later
  • Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Workgroup SP2 or later
  • Microsoft SQL 2008 Server Enterprise (Requires Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0.5002.333 RU5 or higher)
  • Microsoft SQL 2008 Server Standard (Requires Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0.5002.333 RU5 or higher)
  • Microsoft SQL 2008 Server Workgroup (Requires Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0.5002.333 RU5 or higher)

Not supported
  • MSDE, "Express" or "Compact" versions of any SQL flavor are not supported.


Additional information can be found in the document "Best Practices guide for Installing the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager with a SQL Server 2005 Database" at:
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-security.nsf/docid/2008031504445748

Documents on Manually Creating Custom SQL Databases:

For information on Planning and using a custom SQL database see the following documents:
For additional information on using 64bit MS SQL 2005 server please see the document "Supported configurations for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager and Microsoft SQL server 2005." at:
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-security.nsf/docid/2007112607511648

See chapter 4 "Installing the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager" in the "Installation Guide for Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control" for additional setup requirements. Located at:
ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_endpoint_protection/11.0/manuals/installation_guide.pdf


Technical Information:A best practice is to let the "Management Server Configuration Wizard" create a database for you. This requires the DBA username and password.


References:The latest version of the Installation Guide for Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control can be found with the Endpoint Protection documentation.

print this documentDocument ID:2007102121480648
Last Modified:06/08/2010


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Product(s): Endpoint Protection 11
Operating Systems(s): Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server, Windows Server 2003 Web/Standard/Enterprise/Datacenter Edition, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
Date Created: 10/21/2007

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