[Faccus] Reminder: Symantec Endpoint client upgrade tonight 6PM or earlier

Pat Lafranier pllafranier at uwaterloo.ca
Thu Aug 7 15:17:51 EDT 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances,  this upgrade may start earlier than 6pm today. You can choose to download right away or be reminded to download later.


What is happening? Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) clients are being upgraded to 12.1.4112.4156.

When is this happening? Thursday, August 7, 2014. The process will begin at 6:00 PM.

Why is this happening? To patch a critical vulnerability in the Symantec Endpoint Protection client.

What users need to do before the deployment: We recommend you save all your work and log off (do not Shut down) before you leave for the day on Thursday.

After the update: This process will cause your PC to reboot.

Questions/concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext. 84357.

Recipients of this message: isthd, ist-staff, faccus, admin-support

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