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You can obtain the most recent virus definitions (also known as protection files or pattern files) from Symantec in several ways.Running Live Update (the first option below) is usually the easiest and most effective, but other options are available.There are some articles at Symantec about Live Update problems and the client upgrade process. With regards how our client update, we just update the primary server and then all teh clients update from that.Unfortunately their URLs aren't very user friendly so if you seach for the documents by ID its easier see the section on "Installing Symantec Anti Virus Corporate Edition " Installing Symantec Anti Virus Clients 1999051716282513 "Live Update Administration Utility is configured correctly but fails to update clients" 2000102014521913 "Live Update fails when downloading updates for Symantec products that are not installed" 2001020610103613 "All Symantec products installed on your computer are up to date . I presume that's not classed as a client Live Update? Matt You're running an internal Live Update server.Some of the clients are just keeping the virus definitions that were part of the install (13th Feb 2004) but some seem to have picked up an update but then stopped picking any further ones up.As I said, most clients are fine but a few are having trhese problems. It's very frustrating as you can imagine as the Symantec site doesn't appear to be very useful for this problem.The failing clients are a mixture of XP, 2000, NT and are all on different hardware so I can find no similarities there.They are all picking up their policies from the server and are displaying our customised message that pops up when the virus definitions get out of date so it's strange that they don't see there is a virus update too.
I am experiencing two problems but this question is specifically about the clients that are failing to recieve virus definitions updates from the server.Back to top Symantec's Intelligent Updater is an alternative to Live Update for obtaining the most recent virus definitions.