How To Get Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 14.X Rest Api Reference


Symantec Endpoint Protection is a client-server solution designed to protect laptops, desktops for both Windows and Mac, and even servers in the network from malware. Symantec Endpoint Protection manager is the management console.



REST – the acronym for Representational State Transfer is the architectural style to provide standards amongst computer systems on the internet. It makes it simple for systems to communicate with one another. REST is specifically designed to take advantage of existing protocols. REST can be used over almost every protocol. Typically, it takes advantage of HTTP when used for web APIs. This makes the lives of developers easy. They do not need to install all of the libraries or additional software to take advantage of a REST API design.



Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager contains a set of REST APIs which can connect to and be able to perform Symantec Endpoint Protection manager operations remotely from an external application, such as Symantec Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) and Symantec Web Gateway. You can use the APIs if you don’t have access to the SEP Manager.

You can explore the strength of these APIs by running a scan on SEP endpoints. Alternatively you can use these APIs to quarantine a document or to remove its quarantine status, to write and manage exception policies, and do much more. Each of these APIs is documented by the company.



If you are looking to write applications that interact with Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, you can find the relevant documentations for it on the Symantec website in the support section. You can find the online API documents for 14.x. These documents include all the relevant details, examples and even reference codes for your perusal.


  1. Visit the Symantec Website –
  2. Go to the ‘Support Center’ page
  3. Type in “REST 14.x API” in the search bar
  4. Browse the results
  5. Look for the article headlined as ‘Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 14.x REST API Reference’. This article provides a direct access to the related documentation
  6. Open the article
  7. Find all the requirement information
  8. If you are looking for something more – go back to the results page & browse through other articles in the Symantec’s Support Community forums

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