What files are safe to delete from Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager? Server running out of space on C:

Hi guys,

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Version: 11.0.6100.645 install taking up too much disk space on the server its installed on. Its currently using 21GIG and the the HDD is only

Can someone please confirm if its safe to delete old definitions from the /Inetpub subfolder and the duplicate backups in the /data/backup subfolder?

This server is really old and only has a 37GIG HDD and I only have a little over 1GIG of disk space free.

Thanks in advance.
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Sudeep SharmaTechnical DesignerCommented:
I would suggest you to go through these articles for better space management for systems running SEPM

Disk Space Management procedures for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

.dat files accumulating in the Inbox folder on SEPM

Content Update files in the \Program FIles\Symantec Endpoint Protection\LiveUpdate are growing in size

How to clear out corrupted definitions for a Symantec Endpoint Protection Client manually.


Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager directories contain many .TMP folders consuming large amounts of disk space

Low Disk Space issues encountered on systems running either the Symantec Endpoint Protection client or the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

I hope that would help

defectaAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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