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How Do I update virus defination from Symantec server and Client

Created: 24 Apr 2014 | 10 comments

Hi All,

 

How do I update virus defination from Symantec server console and client end point.

Please guide me so that I can update my Symantec client update from both (end point location or Symantec console).

 

Thanks

Naivedya

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Rafeeq's picture

You can update via internet, luadmin or manually by jdb

How client computers receive content updates

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pag...

 

How to update virus definitions and other content with Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pag...

James007's picture

Virus Definition Update FAQ

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH103326

How to update definitions for Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) using a .jdb file

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH102607

How to manually update definitions for a managed Symantec Endpoint Protection Client using the .jdb file

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH104363

How to Update Definitions for Symantec Endpoint Protection using the Intelligent Updater

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH102606

cooldude's picture

There is one simple way which can follow to update the defintion in sepm as well as clients

You can update the jdb file in symantec server it can update the both

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH104363

Path for update the .jdb

SEP 11.x:
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\inbox

SEP 12.1.x:
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\CurrentVersion\inbox

Source to download the defintion

http://www.symantec.com/security_response/definiti...

 

Other way is configure the sepm to download the defintion from symantec server to distrbute in clients

Configuring the LiveUpdate download schedule for Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Article:HOWTO54810  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO54810

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/c...

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/c...

How to configure LiveUpdate to use alternate sources through the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Console

Article:TECH103706  |  Created: 2008-01-09  |  Updated: 2012-01-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH103706
James007's picture

Do you need more help here ?

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chin_aust's picture

Have you run the liveupdate. What is the error?

Ambesh_444's picture

Please check the below article.

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pag...

To run LiveUpdate:

  1. Start Symantec Endpoint Protection.
  2. If prompted by a user access control window, click the Yes button.
  3. In the left column, click the LiveUpdate... link.
  4. LiveUpdate will automatically download and install any updates. When it is complete, you may close all windows.

 

 

 

 

 

Thank& Regards,

Ambesh

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cooldude's picture

Your requirement complete or do you need any more help?

UFO's picture

I have an additional question here: can I put .jdb file(s) somewhere on a internal network (internal FTP) and then set up this location as default for an unmanaged SEP client? This purpose is to make a semiautomatic update for SEP umnanaged clients.

Shoud I put this as separate discussion?

STS: DLP

Rafeeq's picture

No, it wount work that way. You need to use Luadmin. There is a third party content update option available you may check that.

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pag...

UFO's picture

Rafeeq, thank you. I see that Live Update is the only option.

STS: DLP