Clicking this button launches a utility that downloads the latest content update.
If you configure unmanaged or local clients to allow changes to the Live Update schedule using a Live Update Settings policy, you can configure clients locally to download updates at specific times.
If your Group Update Provider computer is at a remote location, and if that remote location uses network address translation (NAT), type the host name.
For more information on GUPs, see: Third-party management refers to the management of Endpoint Protection client content updates using a distribution mechanism other than the Endpoint Protection Manager.
If you have clients in a group at a remote location that have bandwidth issues over the WAN, make a client in the group the Group Update Provider.
The Group Update Provider must be a member of the group to which it provides updates.
In this case, you only need to configure updates on the primary site.
If you choose to use product updates as well as content updates, you should not replicate product updates between sites because these updates can be quite large, and one exists for every language that you select.
For details, see Download files to update definitions for Endpoint Protection Manager.
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.
In most Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) deployments, the Endpoint Protection Manager will download and distribute materials to all of its Windows clients efficiently.
For more information, see How to update content and definitions on the clients and Downloading content from Live Update to the Endpoint Protection Manager.
An Endpoint Protection Manager is still required to download and package content from Live Update, as well as for generating policy files.