Symantec antivirus and antispyware protection not updating

08-Oct-2019 08:27

Ensure that sufficient disk space is available in /opt/ and /tmp/.According to recent testing with Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU6, total pre-installation space requirements are about 9GB for /opt/ and 1.5GB for /tmp/.The purpose of the Rapid Release virus definitions is to make the newest definitions available quickly.

So there was something wrong with the virus definition update engine.

Once these definitions pass the full QA process, they are posted as Certified Live Update definitions.

Please note that using Rapid Release definitions regularly, on the endpoint instead of Certified definitions is not encouraged by Symantec.

Which operating systems and kernel versions are supported? For a list of supported kernels, see Supported Linux kernels for Symantec Endpoint Protection. For a major update to Linux OS on a client system (e.g. See How to update a Linux-based computer with Intelligent Updater definitions. How often are updates for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux released? Daily, once usually in the morning Pacific Time (west coast, USA). How do I know whether or not the Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux client is managed? To check management status using commands in a terminal window: To check in the client user interface, look under Management. Does Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux scan symbolic links? By default, the Symantec Endpoint Protection client for Linux does not scan symbolic links, commonly referred to as symlinks or soft links.

For specific Symantec Endpoint Protection version requirements, see Release notes, new fixes, and system requirements for all versions of Endpoint Protection. What are the requirements or pre-requisites for installing Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux? from RHEL 5 to RHEL 6), we require temporarily removing the Symantec Endpoint Protection client and cleanly reinstalling the compatible version after upgrade to avoid possible corruption to logs and Symantec Endpoint Protection components. What if I want to upgrade Symantec Endpoint Protection to a newer version? See Supported upgrade and migration paths to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.x. Can I use the feature Upgrade Groups with Package (auto-upgrade) for Linux machines? Server shows the IP address or hostname of the management server. Even though the command can be sent, these features are not supported for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux clients. How can I disable/enable the Symantec Endpoint Protection client on Linux? In latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection, Virus and Spyware Protection can be disabled/re-enabled with the following commands: Q. This is a change in the scanning behavior from Symantec Antivirus (SAV) for Linux, which scanned symbolic links by default.

So there was something wrong with the virus definition update engine.

Once these definitions pass the full QA process, they are posted as Certified Live Update definitions.

Please note that using Rapid Release definitions regularly, on the endpoint instead of Certified definitions is not encouraged by Symantec.

Which operating systems and kernel versions are supported? For a list of supported kernels, see Supported Linux kernels for Symantec Endpoint Protection. For a major update to Linux OS on a client system (e.g. See How to update a Linux-based computer with Intelligent Updater definitions. How often are updates for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux released? Daily, once usually in the morning Pacific Time (west coast, USA). How do I know whether or not the Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux client is managed? To check management status using commands in a terminal window: To check in the client user interface, look under Management. Does Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux scan symbolic links? By default, the Symantec Endpoint Protection client for Linux does not scan symbolic links, commonly referred to as symlinks or soft links.

For specific Symantec Endpoint Protection version requirements, see Release notes, new fixes, and system requirements for all versions of Endpoint Protection. What are the requirements or pre-requisites for installing Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux? from RHEL 5 to RHEL 6), we require temporarily removing the Symantec Endpoint Protection client and cleanly reinstalling the compatible version after upgrade to avoid possible corruption to logs and Symantec Endpoint Protection components. What if I want to upgrade Symantec Endpoint Protection to a newer version? See Supported upgrade and migration paths to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.x. Can I use the feature Upgrade Groups with Package (auto-upgrade) for Linux machines? Server shows the IP address or hostname of the management server. Even though the command can be sent, these features are not supported for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux clients. How can I disable/enable the Symantec Endpoint Protection client on Linux? In latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection, Virus and Spyware Protection can be disabled/re-enabled with the following commands: Q. This is a change in the scanning behavior from Symantec Antivirus (SAV) for Linux, which scanned symbolic links by default.

See Uninstalling the Symantec Endpoint Protection client for Linux. What are the different ways to update the content on Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux clients? You can update the Symantec Endpoint Protection client that is installed on Linux in the following ways: Q.