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Daily LiveUpdate Downloads

Created: 28 Jul 2013 • Updated: 26 Aug 2013 | 5 comments

Hi all,

I want to know if LUA failed to download the update for past few days (for example, 6 days) and when it finally download the updates successfully, would it download the updates for that day only or including the past updates that it failed to download till now? For the daily updates, approximately how big is the file?

Regards,
Qingyan

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raju123's picture

 it can download the delta defintion included that past 6 days defintion certificates when it was failed to download

Qingyan Lim's picture

Hi raju123,

How large would the delt files be?

Regards,
Qingyan

Ambesh_444's picture

Hi,

The SEPM checks for new definitions from a Symantec LiveUpdate Server by default every 4 hours.  Symantec typically releases 1 to 3 sets of Virus and Spyware definitions a day.  If the manager only maintains 3 content revisions of definitions, then a client that has been off for more than a single day will most likely require a full definition package which is usually around 120 MB in size.

If the SEPM is configured to keep 10 content revisions of definitions, then a client can be off up to 3 days before the SEPM will need to send a full package to the client. If the client requests an update within that window, then it would be able to receive a delta package which would only contain the changes that occurred over the last 3 days and the size of which would be significantly smaller.

Refer this article:

How are virus definitions distributed from the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager?

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO53175

Please check Mithun's post in below article.

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/daily-definition-size

Thank& Regards,

Ambesh

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Ambesh_444's picture

Hi,

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Ambesh

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