What is the difference between the command smc -updateconfig and clicking Update Policy in Symantec Endpoint Protection's system tray icon?

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Article ID: 156656

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Issue/Introduction

You want to know whether there is a difference between the command smc -updateconfig and right-clicking the Symantec Endpoint Protection client's system tray icon and clicking Update Policy.

Resolution

Both smc -updateconfig and Update Policy trigger a heartbeat from the Symantec Endpoint Protection client to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager. The commands are identical and accomplish the same thing.