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Do I need to put my GUP same group as the clients

Created: 11 Sep 2013 | 3 comments
Rinoa21's picture

I have 4 countries > each countries has 10 groupings. Does it mean that I need to have 10 GUP client for each group?

What if I have the parent group (country A) then 3 subgroup and my GUP reside on the parent group. Will it work?

 

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Rafeeq's picture

Not necessary

A single Group Update Provider can be a client computer in any group. To configure a single Group Update Provider, you specify the IP address or host name of the client computer that you want to designate as the Group Update Provider.

Understanding "Explicit Group Update Providers (GUPs) for Roaming Clients" in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1.2

Chetan Savade's picture

Hi,

Thank you for posting in Symantec community.

I would be glad to answer your query.

Q. I have 4 countries > each countries has 10 groupings. Does it mean that I need to have 10 GUP client for each group

--> Not necessary it totally depends upon business requirement. I would request you to understand the concept of  Group update provider.

Ideally each country can have single SEPM and each location can have a GUP.

You can configure several different types of Group Update Providers in the LiveUpdate Settings policy: a single Group Update Provider, an explicit list of Group Update Providers, and multiple Group Update Providers. The types of Group Update Provider are not mutually exclusive. You can configure one or more type of Group Update Provider per policy.

Refer these articles: 

About the types of Group Update Providers

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO80957

What is the processing order of an Explicit GUP list within version 12.1.2 of Symantec Endpoint Protection?

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH196741

Understanding "Explicit Group Update Providers (GUPs) for Roaming Clients" in Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1.2

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH198640

SEP 12.1 RU2 And Explicit Group Update Providers

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/sep-121ru2-and-explicit-group-update-provider

Chetan Savade
Sr.Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support
CCNA | CCNP | MCSE | SCTS |

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