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Created: 20 Dec 2012 • Updated: 26 Dec 2012 | 14 comments
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How to create the Remote client as a GUP(distribution point)?

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consoleadmin's picture
Guide to create the GUP for remote location
 
 
Video’s created on Group Update Provider on the Symantec Connect website.
 
 

 

Group Update Provider: Sizing and Scaling Guidelines

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH95353

Best Practices with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Group Update Providers (GUP)

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH93813

 

Configuring the Group Update Provider (GUP) in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU5

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH96419&locale=en_US

 

Configuring the Group Update Provider (GUP) in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU5

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH96419&locale=en_US

How to: Setup a Group Update Provider (GUP)

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH105005&locale=en_US

Tips For Installing SEP In A Low Bandwidth Environment

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/tips-installing-sep-low-bandwidth-environment

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_Brian's picture

Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Group Update Providers (GUPs) Selection Examples

https://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pa...

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visible_sol's picture

Thanks for the reply, i have one more question, how to check the client is working as a GUP?

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You can check the System log. It will show  line that client is now acting as GUP.

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_Brian's picture

You will see a line in there about the server now acting as a Group Update Provider

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consoleadmin's picture

Below is an example of a system registry after the GUP is activated:

  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\LiveUpdate]
    "Description"="Created automatically during product installation."
    "Enabled3rdPartyManagement"=dword:00000000
    "MasterClientHost"="192.168.2.4"
    "MasterClientPort"="2967"
    "UseLiveUpdateServer"=dword:00000000
    "UseManagementServer"=dword:00000001
    "UseMasterClient"=dword:00000001
    "HttpEncrypt"=dword:00000001
    "HttpProxyMode"=dword:00000000
    "HttpProxyRequireAuthentication"=dword:00000000
    "FtpEncrypt"=dword:00000001
    "FtpProxyMode"=dword:00000000
    "FtpProxyRequireAuthentication"=dword:00000000
    "AllowLocalScheduleChange"=dword:00000000
    "AllowManualLiveUpdate"=dword:00000000
    "EnableProductUpdates"=dword:00000000
    "LastLuProductInventoryHash"=hex:72,59,31,36,a8,3f,47,02,70,5f,bd,52,29,d0,25,\49
    "LastGoodSession"=hex:68,13,c8,94,d1,8b,c8,01

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH104539&locale=en_US

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

HI,

Check this thread

How to check the client is working as GUP?

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/how-check-client-working-gup

'How to confirm if Clients are receiving LiveUpdate content from Group Update Providers (GUPs)'
Web URL: http://service1.symantec.com/support/ent-security....

 

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

 

 

greg12's picture

Thanks for the reply, i have one more question, how to check the client is working as a GUP?

At the client there are some hints that it's running as a GUP:

  • Client is listening at port 2967 (default), check it with netstat -an
  • In the folder C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\<Version number>\bin you can find the GUP cache folder called SharedUpdates.

At the SEPM console, you can search for GUPs as follows:

Clients > [Client tab] > Search clients

Under Search Criteria, enter "Group Update Provider = True" in the columns.

Sumit G's picture

Below link will show you the GUP health

SEP Content Distribution Monitor (for GUP health-checking)

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/downloads/sep-content-distribution-monitor

Regards

Sumit G.

Parks1's picture

 

Configuring the Group Update Provider (GUP) in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU5

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH96419

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