Enabling LiveUpdate for clients

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Article ID: 177972

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Issue/Introduction

You need to know how to enable LiveUpdate for SEP 12 clients or servers.

Resolution

If you enable LiveUpdate for client computers, the computers get content updates from LiveUpdate, based on the default schedule or a schedule that you specify.

If you disable LiveUpdate for client computers, the computers do not get content updates from LiveUpdate.

To enable LiveUpdate for clients

 

    1. In the console, click Policies.
    2. On the Policies page, select the LiveUpdate Policy, and then right-click Edit.
    3. In the LiveUpdate Policy, click Schedule.
    4. In the LiveUpdate Policy, check Allow LiveUpdate to run on client computers.
    5. In the LiveUpdate Policy, specify the frequency and the retry window.
    6. Click OK.


To disable LiveUpdate for clients

    1. In the console, click Policies.
    2. On the Policies page, select the LiveUpdate Policy, and then right-click Edit.
    3. In the LiveUpdate Policy, click Schedule.
    4. In the LiveUpdate Policy, uncheck Allow LiveUpdate to run on client computers.
    5. Click OK.

To Configure LiveUpdate for the server

You can adjust the schedule that Symantec Protection Center uses to download content updates from LiveUpdate.

For example, you can change the default server schedule frequency from hourly to daily.

To configure the default server schedule frequency

    1. In the console, click Admin.
    2. On the Admin page, click System.
    3. On the Admin page, under Tasks, click Edit the server properties.
    4. In the Server Properties dialog box, on the LiveUpdate tab, change the frequency to daily.
    5. Click OK.