Configuring the LiveUpdate download schedule for Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Article:HOWTO54810  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO54810
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Configuring the LiveUpdate download schedule for Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

You can adjust the schedule that Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager uses to download content updates from LiveUpdate to the management server. For example, you can change the default server schedule frequency from hourly to daily to save bandwidth.

Table: Default server schedule settings lists the default settings that Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager uses to download content updates from LiveUpdate.

Table: Default server schedule settings

Setting

Description

Frequency

Select download start time window

How frequently the management server downloads new content. Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager gets content updates from LiveUpdate every four hours.

If you select a Daily or Weekly download, you can select an interval for when the download starts.

Retry interval

Retry window

The retry interval determines how often the management server tries to connect to the LiveUpdate server. The retry window determines how long the management server continues to try when the connection is unsuccessful.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager is unable to connect to LiveUpdate, it retries every 15 minutes for an hour.

To configure the schedule for LiveUpdate downloads to Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

  1. In the console, click Admin.

  2. On the Admin page, click System.

  3. On the Admin page, under Tasks, click Edit the server properties.

  4. In the Server Properties dialog box, on the LiveUpdate tab, click Edit Schedule.

  5. Change the frequency and any other settings that you want to change.

  6. Click OK.

See Managing content updates.


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