seplpkg (SEP Linux Packager tool)

Utility for creating a full installable package for Linux for a given Symantec Endpoint Protection Linux agent.


The seplpkg tool makes it easy to create an full or offline LinuxInstaller package for a given platform or for all Linux distros.

This tool currently runs on Linux and Windows.

Use Cases

The following use case scenarios are supported:

  1. List latest agent packages for SEP Linux
  2. Download packages and create a full SEP Linux Installer for an unmanaged SEPM all platforms, which can be installed behind a firewall.
  3. Download packages and create a full SEP Linux Installer given a Cloud or SEPM Linux Installer stub on all platforms, which can be installed behind a firewall.


Linux: seplpkg-linux-amd64 (version

Windows: seplpkg-windows-amd64.exe (version


For a general overview of seplpkg commands, run seplpkg --help.

# seplpkg [required_args] [optional_args] [cmd] 

    ls|list           List latest available packges
    dl|download       Generate an installer for an unmanaged SEPM agent.
    rp|repackage <LinuxInstaller>
                      Requires Linux Installer stub downloaded 
                      from SEPM or Cloud management server

    Required arguments:
    --platform        Specify Linux platform/distro (see Product and 
                      Platforms section below). In addition, a list can 
                      be provided seperated by space with double quotes,
                      or "all" to select all supported platforms.
                      (Ex: --platform "rhel7 rhel8" or --platform all)

  Optional arguments:
    --product         Specify SEP Linux product (i.e. 14.3ru3, 14.3ru4, 14.3ru5)
                      By default the latest release is selected (14.3ru5)
    --outdir          Specify an output directory. By default the output 
                      directory "SEPLPackage" is created in the 
                      current working directory.
    --verbose         Verbose messages
    --version         Print version and exit
    --help            Show the help

Products and Platforms

Note: The platform and product names are matched case insensitive.

Available SEP Product Releases

  • 14.3ru3 (aka "sep14.3ru3", "14.3ru3", "ru3")
  • 14.3ru4 (aka "sep14.3ru4", "14.3ru4", "ru4")
  • 14.3ru5 (aka "sep14.3ru5", "14.3ru5", "ru5")

Available Platforms

  • amazonlinux2 (aka "amzn2")
  • debian9 (aka "deb9")
  • debian10 (aka "deb10")
  • rhel6 (aka "el6", "redhat6", "centos6")
  • rhel7 (aka "el7", "redhat7", "centos7")
  • rhel8 (aka "el8", "redhat8", "rocky8")
  • rhel9 (aka "el9", "redhat9", "rocky9")
  • sles12 (aka "suse12", "sle12")
  • sles15 (aka "suse15", "sle15")
  • ubuntu14 (aka "ub14")
  • ubuntu16 (aka "ub16")
  • ubuntu18 (aka "ub18")
  • ubuntu20 (aka "ub20")


  1. List all the package versions available for 14.3RU4:

    seplpkg --platform all --product 14.3ru5 ls

  2. Create an unmanaged 14.3ru4 package for RHEL7 and RHEL8:

    seplpkg --platform "rhel7 rhel8" --product 14.3ru5 dl

  3. After downloading the LinuxInstaller stub from SEP Management server or Cloud Management server, create a fully installable package for Ubuntu 14, 16, 18 and 20 (i.e. repackage):

    seplpkg --platform "ub14 ub16 ub18 ub20" --product RU5 repackage ./LinuxInstaller

  4. Create an unmanaged SEP 14.3ru5 client package for RHEL9:

    seplpkg --platform rhel9 --product 14.3ru5 download

    • Import the sylink.xml post installtion to enroll and be managed by the SEPM

      /opt/Symantec/sdcssagent/AMD/tools/sav manage -i sylink.xml