Configuring Java LiveUpdate for Scan Engine 5.2.8

Article:TECH140886  |  Created: 2010-09-29  |  Updated: 2012-03-29  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH140886
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



After an upgrade to Scan Engine version 5.2.8 Java Liveupdate works differently and it might be difficult to perform typical configuration tasks like enabling proxy service etc.


Solution



Since version 5.2.8 of Scan Engine uses Java LiveUpdate version 3.6, please refer to the following KB article when trying to configure it:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH131156

Please note the following:  for the proxy settings to be honored you will need at least one entry in "Host Settings".

 

 

 

Please note: If you are using non-english operating system, please take into account following information:

Scan Engine 5.2: LiveUpdate not downloading updates on a non English version of Microsoft Windows

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH97819


Supplemental Materials

Description

For reference - this is how the liveupdate.conf looked like in ScanEngine version 5.2.7 (JLU version 3.0)

 

############################################################
#                                                          #
# livepdate.conf - Symantec LiveUpdate configuration file #
#                                                          #
# This file is used to configure the settings used by      #
# LiveUpdate                                               #
#                                                          #
############################################################
 
hosts/0/url=http://liveupdate.symantecliveupdate.com:80
hosts/1/url=http://liveupdate.symantec.com:80
hosts/2/login:ENC=b3effdd10d982d2c7339c9604c67c34c
hosts/2/password:ENC=18d2e2d4c1445548f8a5ef124ed20bfd
hosts/2/url=ftp://update.symantec.com/opt/content/onramp
logfile=C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application
Data\Symantec\Java LiveUpdate\liveupdt.log
maxPackageContentSize=734003200
maxPackageSize=734003200
maxTriFileSize=10485760
maxZipFileSize=614400
workdir=C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application
Data\Symantec\Java LiveUpdate\Downloads

 




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