Symantec clients not updating definitions

Posted by / 13-Jun-2015 17:53

Clients should now be receiving a correct date on their definition updates.I received this message from ACNS and thought I should pass this around. I wanted to let you know that Symantec is aware of an issue where the SEP11 clients do not update the time stamp of the latest virus defs correctly, currently stuck at 12/31/09.

Configuring Symantec Enterprise Protection to update with Deep Freeze Symantec Enterprise Protection supports the use of a command line function that can be used to trigger antivirus updates when the workstations enter into maintenance mode. Configure your Deep Freeze install package as per your normal requirements, including passwords and other settings that may be required. I occasionally come across computers that will never be connected to the internet but are still vulnerable to viruses through other sources (ex. What I need is a solution where I can drop the updates on the machines, or connect to them directly (via x-over cable) to download the updates locally. I know there was a discussion around a tool to do this but cannot find reference to Symantec relasing one Overview This document will detail the recommended practice for configuring a 3rd party antivirus solution to update properly when Deep Freeze is protecting a workstation. Introduction Deep Freeze provides administrators with a way to protect workstations from changes by rolling back any change made to the computer at reboot. Configure your Deep Freeze install package as per your normal requirements, including passwords and other settings that may be required.

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