Updates to the Program provide bug fixes and general improvements.By default, Avast Antivirus is set to update the Virus definitions and Program automatically whenever a new version is available.Note: The file only contains Virus and Spyware Protection definitions and does not provide updated content for the firewall or other features for Endpoint Protection clients.For information on how updates occur on Endpoint Protection client computers, please see Choose a distribution method to update content on clients.Therefore, the policy does not appear with other policies under locations in the console.
In most Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) deployments, the Endpoint Protection Manager will download and distribute materials to all of its Windows clients efficiently.
We strongly recommend you keep automatic updates enabled.
To perform manual updates or configure update settings, refer to the following sections: To manually update Virus Definitions, follow these steps: section is for users who connect to the internet through a proxy server.
The methods for configuring an environment's update architecture include: The default behavior and best practice in most cases is to configure sites to download updates from the Symantec Live Update server.
When you configure a site to download updates, one or more management servers download the updatesnd places the updates in the database.