Symantec VIP

Enterprise-grade authentication made easy for everyone

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Authentication Built For The Enterprise

Protect your organization from data breaches with multi-factor authentication

  • Verify users with a wide range of multi-factor authentication methods: Push, Risk-Based, Hard Tokens, SMS, Biometrics, and more!
  • Easily integrate two-factor authentication (2FA) with all your corporate resources: VPNs, applications, and encrypted data files.
  • Enforce access policy across your on-premises and cloud environments.
  • Simplify login by offering a single sign-on (SSO) portal to all your cloud applications.

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Analyze Risk. Take Action.

Leverage the markets most robust endpoint protection suite to get insight and set policy on your users and devices

  • Assess the risk of your users with Intelligent Authentication (IA) backed by Symantec's Global Intelligence Network.
  • Scan for compromised devices that have malware, vulnerabilities, and network threats with the power of Symantec Endpoint Protection.
  • Set policy to deny or step up authentication based on the user and device risk.
  • Detect anomalous user session behavior and protect your data in the cloud through our integration with CASB.

A Solution Consumers Will Love

Optimize the end user experience without compromising security.

  • Protect against account takeovers and mobile transaction fraud with strong multi-factor authentication.
  • Retain the look and feel of your brand by integrating our APIs and Credential Development Kit with your native application.
  • Increase user adoption and satisfaction with transparent enrollment and easy two-factor authentication (2FA).
  • Stop account creation fraud by understanding a user’s risk profile even before account creation with our breakthrough Identity and Access Management solution.

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Flexible and Cost-Effective

Reduce your total cost of ownership with our up-front subscription model

  • Our cloud-based two-factor authentication (2FA) offering requires no hardware appliances and no upkeep costs.
  • Flexible multi-factor authentication methods and a self-service portal means less administrative and helpdesk issues.
  • Easy-to-use integrations allow your organization to deploy without high service or consulting costs.
  • Current subscriptions include valuable Maintenance benefits so your product is always-up-to-date and you have 24/7 access to technical support.

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Information Protection Is Built On Trust

The security policies that you place on your data are only as good as the trust of your users

We make it easy for you to implement strong user authentication with your Symantec DLP, CASB, and Encryption products.

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Related Product

The following details the system requirements for Symantec VIP. This information is updated as additional platforms or other system requirements are tested and added.

VIP Access for Desktop

The VIP Access for Desktop 2.2.4 has been qualified on the following platforms:

  • Systems with Intel IPT hardware.
  • Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 (native desktop mode only).
  • macOS Sierra 10.12
  • MUI-Compliant language support, including English, German, French, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Greek, and Japanese.
VIP Access for Mobile

VIP Access for Mobile has been qualified on the following platforms:

  • Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 8, 9, 10, or 11
  • Apple Watch running watchOS 3.x, 4.2.3
  • Android running Android 4.1.2 , 6.0, 7.0, or 8.0
VIP Credential Development Kit

The VIP CDK 2.1 has been qualified on the following platforms:

  • iOS 8, 9, 10, and 11
  • Android 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8

The malware detection capabilities provided by the Device Hygiene feature are supported from Android version 5.0 and later.

VIP Enterprise Gateway

VIP Enterprise Gateway has been qualified on the following platforms:

Table: Supported platforms for VIP Enterprise Gateway

  Minimum hardware requirements Software requirements
Supported Windows platform
  • Intel or Intel-compatible 64-bit architecture
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 40 GB disk space
One of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 x64
  • Windows Server 2012 x64
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (Service Pack 1)
Supported Linux platform
  • Intel or Intel-compatible 64-bit architecture
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 40 GB disk space
One of the following operating systems:
  • RHEL 7.4 (64-bit)
  • RHEL 7.2 (64-bit)
  • RHEL 7.1 (64-bit)
  • RHEL 6.8 (64-bit)
  • RHEL 6.7 (64-bit)
Install the following supported GNU C (glibc) 32-bit libraries:
  • RHEL 7.x - glibc 2.17 or higher
  • RHEL 6.x - glibc 2.16 or higher
The glibc versions mentioned in this table are examples only. For more information on the supported glibc versions, refer to the Product Documentation of the respective RHEL version.

Supported LDAP directories:

VIP Enterprise Gateway supports LDAP User Stores. You may use one or more LDAP directories as User Stores, but they must be one of the following:

  • Windows Active Directory 2016
  • Windows Active Directory 2012
  • Windows Active Directory 2012 R2
  • Windows Active Directory 2008
  • Windows Active Directory 2008 R2
  • Novell eDirectory 8.8 Service Pack 8
  • Open LDAP 2.4.44
  • Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition 11.1.1.7.0
VIP Intelligent Authentication

VIP Intelligent Authentication has been qualified on the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, or 10:
    • Internet Explorer 7 or higher
    • Firefox 3.6 or higher
    • Chrome 13 or higher
  • Mac OS 10.5.8 or higher:
    • Safari 5 or higher
  • Mobile:
    • Android 2.3 and 3.0 for Samsung mobile devices and tablets
    • iOS for iPhone 4 and iPad 2
VIP Login

VIP Login has been qualified on the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher
  • Firefox 38 or higher
  • Chrome 42 or higher
  • Safari 5 or higher
VIP Manager

VIP Manager has been qualified on the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
  • Firefox 31.0 or higher
  • Chrome 44 or higher
VIP Self Service Portal

The VIP Self Service Portal has been qualified on the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, or 10:
    • Internet Explorer 9 to 11 (Windows 7)
    • Internet Explorer 10 (Windows 8)
    • Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 8.1 or 10)
    • Firefox up to 56 (not supported on 57 or higher)
    • Chrome 66 or higher
  • Mac OS 10.10 or higher:
    • Safari 11 or higher
    • Firefox up to 56 (not supported on 57 or higher)
VIP Trusted Device

VIP Trusted Device has been qualified on the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, or 10:
    • Internet Explorer 9 to 11 (Windows 7)
    • Internet Explorer 10 (Windows 8)
    • Internet Explorer 11 (Windows 8.1 or 10)
    • Firefox up to 56 (not supported on 57 or higher)
    • Chrome 66 or higher
  • Mac OS 10.10 or higher:
    • Safari 11 or higher
    • Firefox up to 56 (not supported on 57 or higher)
VIP integrations

VIP Enterprise Gateway integrates with a wide array of enterprise applications from popular vendors, including:

Table: Supported VIP integrations

Solution Supported Enterprise Application
IPSec and SSL VPNs
  • Array Networks
  • Barracuda
  • Checkpoint
  • Cisco
  • Citrix Netscaler
  • Citrix Access gateway
  • F5 Big IP
  • Firepass
  • Juniper
  • F5
  • Microsoft UAG
  • Microsoft TMG
  • SonicWALL
Network Policy Managers
  • Microsoft NPS
  • Juniper Steel Belted RADIUS
  • Cisco ISE
  • Cisco ACS
Microsoft Server Applications
  • Outlook Web Access
  • Remote Desktop Web Access
  • SharePoint Portal
Web Access Managers and Single Sign-On solutions
  • Tivoli AM
  • Oracle AM
  • PingIdentity PingFederate
  • CA SiteMinder
  • Oracle OpenSSO
  • Microsoft ADFS 2.x
  • ADFS 3.x
System login integrations
  • Pluggable Authentication Module (Linux, Solaris SPARC, x86, HP-UX, AIX)
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2012 R2
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1
Web Server
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server (Windows 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2)
  • Apache HTTP Server
VM and VDI solutions
  • Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop
  • Citrix Storefront
  • VMWare View
  • GoToMyPC
Other RADIUS-enabled applications

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