Solved

Symantec Endpoint Protection SEP causes network saturation

Posted on 2009-04-14
2
850 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
We have three SEP servers in our data center. We are running MR4MP1a on the servers and on the clients.

Two weeks ago we rolled out the SEP client to one of the sites as a test site and since it has saturated their network unless we stopped the services on the SEPM servers.

Some client in addition we noticed were getting 1GB/hr traffiec from SEPM managers that we could not figure out why. We had to run clean wipe on those to get the traffic to stop.  However until now we cannot determine why the SEPM servers still saturate that network everytime we turn their servies on.

Any help would be appreciated
0
Comment
Question by:onlinerack
2 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:xmachine
ID: 24147243
Hi,

Are you sure that the current version is MR4MP1a (11.0.4014) ?


A Symantec Certified Specialist @ your service
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
onlinerack earned 0 total points
ID: 24147512
yea, we had the sepm servers running at MR3 when it was first deployed, so when we noticed the problem not resolved, we figured to upgrade all the sepms thinking this would resolve it.

one thing we did was we set a GUP at that location which seemed to cool things off after 8 hours or so, but when we turned the gup off we went back to the high utilization a few hours later.

it is weird. and yes, Servers and clients are on MR4MP1a
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Some site administrators might be considering how to filter incoming traffic to a site by identifying the domains or networks of the traffic source, in the same way that a spam filter does on an email server, such as blocking all emails sent from th…
HOW TO REMOTELY CLEAN MEROND.O WITH ESET SILENTLY PROBLEM       If you have the fortunate luck to contract the Merond.O virus on your network, it can be quite troublesome to remove as it propagates to network shares on your network. In my case, the …
Established in 1997, Technology Architects has become one of the most reputable technology solutions companies in the country. TA have been providing businesses with cost effective state-of-the-art solutions and unparalleled service that is designed…
Email security requires an ever evolving service that stays up to date with counter-evolving threats. The Email Laundry perform Research and Development to ensure their email security service evolves faster than cyber criminals. We apply our Threat…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question