Symantec EndPoint Protection Manager

I find it very annoying that the Symantec EndPoint protection manager application makes you select a new password from time to time. And.. you cannot use the same password as previously used.

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I will never understand why it was not configured to use the logged in user authentication. But in any case, it can lead to a person forgetting the pass they set. The solution to this is very easy, and makes the whole point of being required to change passwords an absolute joke.

To use Resetpass.bat:

1. Open Windows Explorer on the computer where you run Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
2. Change directory to the <Drive>:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager\Tools folder.
3. Double-click the Resetpass.bat executable file. The password is reset to the default password. (admin / admin)
4. Be sure to change the password immediately.

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