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SAVLINUX Virus Definitions Update Site URLs

Created: 11 Oct 2012 • Updated: 11 Oct 2012 | 4 comments
JRS17's picture
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Does anyone have the update URLs to get the latest definitions for SAVLINUX?

I need the web URL and the IP addresses associated with them.  Thank you.

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ᗺrian's picture


The IPs will likely be random at times since they are hosted

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pete_4u2002's picture

Symantec makes LiveUpdate content available on the Internet through a partnership with the Akamai server network.  Akamai is a network of tens of thousands of servers scattered worldwide for more efficient distribution of content.  Symantec recommends specifying Symantec LiveUpdate servers via DNS name (fully qualified domain name), not via one or more static IP addresses. Use of static IP addresses to access Symantec LiveUpdate content is not supported or recommended.

Mick2009's picture

Hi JRS17,

"Thumbs up" to the above advice!

if you absolutely need a fixed IP for the SAVFL clients to connect to, it is possible to establish a LiveUpdate Administrator 2.x (LUA 2.x) server on your internal network.  This LUA server can download the daily definitins from Akamai and make them available internally on your network from one definite Distribution Center.

Hope this helps!

With thanks and best regards,


Mick2009's picture

Some links that may help those who find this thread by Internet search:

How would I configure Symantec Antivirus for Linux (SAVFL) to download definitions from the Distribution Center (DC) of an internal LiveUpdate Administrator (LUA) 2.x server?

A terminal line walkthrough of applying Intelligent Updater Definitions to a SAV for Linux client.

How to update a Linux-based computer with Intelligent Updater definitions

With thanks and best regards,