How to upgrade Symantec endpoint protection?

Today we will look at How to upgrade Symantec endpoint protection. 

I want inform you that you do not need to uninstall management servers before you install the new version. The over-install process saves your settings, and then upgrades to the latest version.

Below images our current Symantec Endpoint protection version:


We will upgrade this version to latest version.

After you get installation package Symantec endpoint protection click setup to begin upgrading process:


Click Install Symantec Endpoint Protection option to install new version :


As you see  Installation Wizard shows all steps, click Next:


This screen inform us about which application we need to close, Click Next:


Accept the terms and click Next:


If you do not backup database click Backup Database Now… , you need that backup if your database corrupted after upgrade. I have that backup so i skip this step by clicking next :


This screen inform us about system meets the installation requirements and click Install to begin :



After successfully installed SEPM click Next to upgrade :

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In  this screen you can check checkbox to run Live-update,  if you want you can run that after upgrade completed:

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After upgrade completed successfully , click Finish to start Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager:


As you see our Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager upgraded to new version: