You can configure the restart options on a group to control how the clients restart after Auto Upgrade.You can also restart the clients at any time by running a restart command from the management server.You need to migrate to one of the following versions of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.If no previous versions of these products are already installed, read the Installation and Administration Guide for installation instructions.You need to restart the client computers after you upgrade the client software.
Upgrading to the current version of Symantec Endpoint Protection involves the following steps, in order: Before you install the Symantec Endpoint Protection client, manager, and any administration upgrades, you should have a solid understanding of your network topology and create a streamlined plan to maximize the protection of your network during the upgrade.
You have the option to schedule the clients to restart during a time that is convenient for users.
In Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1.4 (12.1 RU4) and later, you have at least two options for downloading Live Update (LU) content to Symantec Endpoint Protection clients for Mac and Linux.
Please note that this solution enables Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager to act as a cache: it does not process Mac or Linux definitions into files as it does with Windows definitions.
It does not enable Symantec Endpoint Protection clients for Mac or Linux to update from a Group Update Provider (GUP).