You can update any Symantec Anti Virus server or client by downloading the file from Symantec.

You can also copy an file from the VPHOME share on any Symantec Anti Virus server.

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To copy an file to a Symantec Anti Virus client you can schedule to update the definitions with the latest file.

This batch file automatically downloads and extracts the latest file from a statically named executable (Navup8.exe), and copies the file to the appropriate location.

The "xxxxxxxx-xxx" refers to the date of the definitions.

Place this file on your UNIX server and chmod the permissions to 700. On Solaris, depending on your specific version, you may see a UUDECODE message.

If you use Symantec Anti Virus Corporate Edition 10.x or Symantec Client Security 3.x, read the document Updating virus definitions for Symantec Anti Virus Corporate Edition 10.x and Symantec Client Security 3.x.

The VDTM is a fully automated solution for virus definitions distribution, and is enabled by default between servers and their managed clients.

Additional Clarification: The Intelligent Updater files are designed to update client installs for SEP or SAV only.

These files do not contain the required files needed by a SEPM or SAV Parent to additionally update any clients attached.

Automatic Intelligent Updater file for UNIX platforms To use the automatic Intelligent Updater file for UNIX platforms: Scroll through the download list to locate the appropriate Intelligent Updater file.

AIX and Solaris platforms share an Intelligent Updater, with a file name

For more information, read the document How to automatically update Symantec Anti Virus Corporate Edition definitions without using Live Update.