In the Client Deployment Wizard, do one of the following tasks: Click New Package Deployment to create a new installation package, and then click Next. Click Existing Package Deployment to use a package that was previously created, and then click Browse to locate the package to install. The Client Deployment Wizard uploads the package and directs you to the Computer Selection panel step 5.
Under Communication Update Package Deployment, choose whether to update Windows or Mac client communication settings on the computers that already have the Symantec Endpoint Protection client installed. Follow the on-screen instructions, and then go to step 4. Use this option to convert an unmanaged client to a managed client. For a new package, in the Select Group and Install Feature Sets panel, make selections from the available options, which vary depending on the installation package type.
To uninstall existing security software on the Windows client, you must configure custom Client Install Settings before you launch the Client Deployment Wizard. You can also use an existing client install package that is configured to enable this function. See About the Windows client installation settings.
Click Remote Push, and then click Next. In the Computer Selection panel, locate the computers to receive the software using one of the following methods: To browse the network for computers, click Browse Network.
You can set a timeout value to constrain the amount of time that the server applies to a search. The remote push installation requires elevated privileges.
If the client computer is part of an Active Directory domain, you should use a domain administrator account. Click Next, and then click Send to push the client software to the selected computers. Once the Deployment Summary panel indicates a successful deployment, the installation starts automatically on the client computers.
The installation takes several minutes to complete. Click Next, and then click Finish. Confirm the status of the installed clients on the Clients page.