Installing Rapid Release definitions for Symantec gateway products running on Linux or Solaris

Article:TECH81988  |  Created: 2004-01-17  |  Updated: 2011-04-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH81988
Article Type
Technical Solution

Environment

Issue



A Symantec gateway product is running on Solaris on Linux. You need to install Rapid Release definitions.

Symptoms
Installing Rapid Release definitions for Symantec gateway products running on Linux or Solaris A Symantec gateway product is running on Solaris on Linux. You need to install Rapid Release definitions.


Solution



The following steps will download and install Rapid Release definitions.

  1. Download the beta virus definitions from the following location: ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/antivirus_definitions/norton_antivirus/rapidrelease/ennlu.sol
  2. Unzip the contents of the file, ennlu.sol. into the incoming folder. Do not unzip the file zdone.dat file into the incoming directory at this time.
  3. Unzip the zdone.dat into the incoming directory.


    Note: You can unzip all the files to a temporary location and move the files in manually in place of steps 2 and 3, just make sure that you move zdone.dat last.

  4. Restart the service for the product that needs to be updated.


The following commands tested on GNU Wget 1.8.2 and UnZip 5.50 by Info-ZIP.

# wget ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/antivirus_definitions/norton_antivirus/rapidrelease/ennlu.sol
# unzip ennlu.sol -x ZDONE.DAT -d /opt/Symantec/virusdefs/incoming/
# unzip ennlu.sol ZDONE.DAT -d /opt/Symantec/virusdefs/incoming/
# /etc/init.d/symcscan restart




Technical Information
The following commands tested on GNU Wget 1.8.2 and UnZip 5.50 by Info-ZIP.


# wget ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/antivirus_definitions/norton_antivirus/rapidrelease/ennlu.sol
# unzip ennlu.sol -x ZDONE.DAT -d /opt/Symantec/virusdefs/incoming/
# unzip ennlu.sol ZDONE.DAT -d /opt/Symantec/virusdefs/incoming/
# /etc/init.d/symcscan restart



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