How to schedule automatic updates using Live Update in Backup Exec 11d and above

Article:TECH49749  |  Created: 2009-01-06  |  Updated: 2012-07-09  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH49749
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How to schedule automatic updates using Live Update in Backup Exec 11d and above


Solution



The Live Update can be scheduled to check for updates: 
  • Once on a specific date at a specific time
  • Every day at a specific time
  • Every week on a specific day of the week and at a specific time
  • Every month on a specific day of the month and at a specific time

 
Steps to  schedule automatic updates using Live Update :

1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
2. On the properties pane, under Settings, click Live Update (Figure 1).

Figure 1.

 

 

 

3. Complete the options as follows:
 

Options Description
Enable scheduled automatic updates Check Enable scheduled automatic updates to schedule
Automatically download and install all available updates Select this option if you want Backup Exec to download and install all updates that are available without prompting you first.
Only notify me of available updates Select this option if you want Backup Exec to alert you when updates are available. Updates are not downloaded or installed.This is the default option. If you select this option, you need to run LiveUpdate manually to download and install the available updates.
Once Select this option to enable Backup Exec to check for new updates only on the date and time that you specify in the On and At fields.
Daily every day. In the At field, enter the time to check for new updates."
Weekly Select this option to enable Backup Exec to check for new updates once a week. In the Every field, select the day of the week on which to check for updates. In the At field, enter the time to check for new updates.
Monthly Select this option to enable Backup Exec to check for new updates once a month. In the Every field, select the day of the month on which to check for updates. In the At field, enter the time to check for new updates.


4. Select all the Required options and Click OK.


Note:  When the automatic updates are scheduled through Backup Exec, the settings apply only to updates for Backup Exec. Changes that are made to the Live Update schedule for Backup Exec do not affect the schedule for any other software applications that use Live Update.



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