You need to restart the client computers after you upgrade the client software.
By default, the clients restart automatically after installation.
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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.
Use it to upgrade multiple computers in a network to a new version of Symantec Endpoint Protection with a minimum of user intervention.
To upgrade clients by using Auto Upgrade: Caution: You should first update a group with a small number of test computers before you update your entire production network.Symantec Anti Virus for Macintosh and consumer products Norton Anti Virus and Norton Internet Security for Macintosh must be uninstalled first.See Supported upgrade and migration paths to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.x. What about upgrading Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac to a newer version? As of version 14, you can uninstall through the menu. It is not possible to convert a Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac client to User Mode. How can I lock down settings for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac clients? There are not many changes that the end user can make, but if you want to prevent them from disabling Auto-Protect or Network Threat Protection (intrusion prevention), make sure their group is set to Server Control: In the Virus and Spyware policy, under Mac Settings, for File System Auto-Protect, click on the padlock to lock it.However, that won't guarantee any bandwidth for management traffic.We'd like to implement some change at the OS or application level to throttle the traffic without needing some heavyweight Qo S deployment at 100s of offices.