There is no internet connectivity on Linux client, installation of Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) is done using offline installer.
When checked the status of this client on Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM), the AntiVirus Status will show as '"Component is Malfunctioning" due to lack of definitions.
SEP version 14.3 RU1+
Following steps can be applied to install the Fallback definition on the offline Linux client while the other options to install latest definition is explored:
To verify if the definition is installed successfully, run the below command (supported in SEP 14.3 RU3 and above) from /opt/Symantec/sdcssagent/AMD/tools:
./sav info -d