Symantec Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) Can't Contact 2008 R2 server

Any ideas why it is erroring from ESM stating ESM needs to be reinstalled on the server or server cant be contacted? ESM server manager is set up correctly and ports are open. ESM agent version is 9..0.1. Any ideas?
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Tony GiangrecoCommented:
That version of ESM was released in Oct 2008. You may need to upgrade to the current version. running an agent that old opens your servers and workstations up to all kinds of vulnerabilities.

If you are trying to install ESM on the server, just run an ESM install from the installation package. If you are trying to install a client on the 2008 server from ESM, disable the Windows firewall on the 2008 box and then search for it by IP and then push the SEP client to it.

We are currently on SEP 12.1.4000 and ready for an upgrade. We wouldn't try using 9.0.1 because it's engine is too old to handle today's viruses.

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