SymantecRemovalTool.command 8.0.3 Help

New Contributor III

Hey Jamf Nation!

We are trying to remove SEP 14.x from all our Macs.

We deploy the .command file to /private/var then have "File and Processes" start the shell script file. You'd think this would work fine since "File and Processes" is a root execution, but the end user still gets prompted to enter a username and password dialog.

Anyone got a way around this?

We are using the script from:


New Contributor III

We ended up being able to remove SEP without admin prompts using this script:

This script is 5 years old - don't you have issues with system extensions, or have you not moved to Catalina+ ?

I've also been tasked with finding a way to remove SEP without requiring the local user to be admin and run into the issue of not being able to remove system extensions programmatically


New Contributor III

The suggestion by @diprentice works like a charm. Thanks!