To Install and configure Symantec Enterprise End Point Protection client in Linux distribution like RedHat Linux, Centos, Oracle Linux we can follow the below steps. This setup needs few number of 32-bit dependencies including glibc.

Before starting the installation download Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy zip Files from Oracle official site.

Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy

Download SEP client package from SEP Manager and extract under any location.

# cd /tmp/ && tar -zxvf sep.tar.gz && cd sep

As discussed above install with required 32-bit dependencies and packages.

# yum install gcc libgcc.i686 glibc.i686 kernel-devel libX11.i686 sharutils ncompress -y

Download and install with JDK package, I’m installing with JDK 8 may be this version can differ for your installation.

Java SE Development Kit 8

# rpm -ivh jdk-8u91-linux-x64.rpm

Unzip the Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy zip Files which downloaded initialy.

# unzip

Copy those extracted files and overwrite the existing files under /usr/java/$JAVA_version/jre/lib_security/

# cp UnlimitedJCEPolicyJDK8/local_policy.jar UnlimitedJCEPolicyJDK8/US_export_policy.jar /usr/java/jdk1.8.0_91/jre/lib/security/

Start with installing SEP client package by extracting the zip file.

# chown -R root:root /usr/java/
# unzip
# chmod u+x
# ./ -i

Once done with the installation service will start by self to UP and running.

That’s it we have installed with Symantec End Point protection client installation.

Babin Lonston
Overall 14+ Years of experience in IT field, 7+ years of experience in Linux administration with Virtualization & Cloud technologies. Love documentation and being Numismatics for a long time.

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