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How to setup the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager to use specific proxy settings for LiveUpdate

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Article ID: 151284

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Endpoint Protection

Issue/Introduction

The Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager must manually be configured and setup with proxy settings if internet access is routed through a proxy server. The manager is not able to use existing proxy settings that are established or used with Internet Explorer.

Resolution

The following steps explain how to setup the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager to use a proxy server to download content via LiveUpdate.
  1. Click on Admin
  2. Click on Servers
  3. In the "view servers pane" select the name of the manager under local site
  4. After selecting your server, in the tasks pane, click on Edit Server Properties, a dialog box will open up
  5. Click on Proxy Server
  6. Fill out your appropriate settings and credentials for HTTP and FTP as required for access.