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DNS lookup in location check (policy target rules) too frequent

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Article ID: 229657

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Endpoint Security Complete

Issue/Introduction

In Symantec Endpoint Security (or Symantec Security Complete), location checks occur every 4 seconds. For the location / policy target rules that use DNS lookup to determine location endpoints are constantly performing DNS lookups, causing too much traffic from endpoints.  

How to change the frequency of the Policy target rule checks?

Resolution

This setting is found in the console under Policies > Policy Target Rules, expanding the section Rules Settings, as shown. Change the setting to an acceptable interval:

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