Filed under: Symentec Related — Tags: Antivirus And Antispyware Protection, SEPM 11.0, Symantec Endpoin Protection. M]to protect our clients and servers from Virus / Spywares / and Network Threats.
Win32 Definitions not updating, Symantec Endpoint Manager ver 11.0 Server — Syed Jahanzaib / Pinochio~:) @ PM We have Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Ver 11.0 Server [S. It is really cool product and it have helped us to breath smoother in many aspects and it is very good in centralized management/deployment.
If a client is not receiving updates automatically, follow this process.
By default, the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager downloads content updates from the public Symantec Live Update servers.
See Choose a distribution method to update content on clients based on the platform.
For protection against the latest threats, it is important that antivirus definitions, IPS signatures, and other content is always up-to-date.
Download files to update definitions for Endpoint Protection Manager Additionally, if you use replication, you can replicate content and policies between the local site and the partner site. By default, Windows client computers get content updates from the management server.
Other delivery methods include Group Update Providers, internal Live Update servers, or third-party tool distribution.
Installation is a big topic, so I encourage you to read Symantec’s Top 10 SEP installation best practices.
According to Symantec, an upgrade to version 12.1.5 will take much longer than you expect (sorry).
It’s slow because the upgrade process converts all existing content to an optimized storage format, so plan for an extended upgrade time.
The article covers things like ensuring all SEP clients and SEPMS are running the latest maintenance release, using the Group Update Provider (GUP) for content distribution, and how to ensure out-of-date SEP clients to still get incremental updates.
It even explains the best way to use a MS-SQL database for large environments.