How to setup client password-protecting in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

You can increase corporate security by requiring password protection on the client computer whenever users perform certain tasks.

To password-protect the client follow steps below:

1.In the console, click Clients and select the group for which you want to set up password protection. Then On the Policies tab, under Location-independent Policies and Settings, click Password Settings:


2.On the Password Settings tab, check any or all of the check boxes which you want to. In Password and Confirm password text boxes, type the same password. The password is limited to 15 characters or less. And then click OK:


After these changes user cannot do following action without typing  that password:

  • Open the client’s user interface.
  • Stop the client.
  • Uninstall the client.
  • Import and export the security policy.