Symantec Endpoint Protection - Manually Updating Definitions

This document explains how to update Symantec Endpoint Protection definitions by running LiveUpdate. TEM managed clients should receive updates automatically from the server. If a client is not receiving updates automatically, follow this process.

  1. Double-click on the yellow shield located in the system tray at the bottom right-hand side of the desktop.
    • If the yellow shield is not in the system tray, click Start > All Programs > Symantec Endpoint Protection > Symantec Endpoint Protection.

  2. Click LiveUpdate in the Symantec Endpoint Protection window to download and install the latest virus definitions.
  3. Updates will automatically download and install once LiveUpdate is selected.
  4. Click Close when the LiveUpdate has completed.
  5. Finishedl
  6. If LiveUpdate fails, run it once more. If it still fails, contact the DoIT Help Desk for further assistance.

Keywords:live update liveupdate install run Symantec Endpoint Protection Manual defintions   Doc ID:6722
Owner:Leah S.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2007-11-18 19:00 CDTUpdated:2015-10-07 15:50 CDT
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