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Could someone please advise where in the SEPM console (SEP12RU2) do I look to find the specific time the last definition download took place? I need to know to help troubleshoot some other issues. Thanks.

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I guess my question is more along the lines as to why that pulse message/screen from my original post takes so long to actually download and install the latest definitions. Our internet pipe is more than large enough to handle the size of the download (150MB fiber).

I am running Server 2012 Datacenter, so I can't run the System Center management components at this time since SP1 is still in beta and using it in production is against the licensing terms. However, our current A/V contract is almost up, so I am removing that A/V software and installing System Center Endpoint Protection manually. For computers / users that have Internet access anyway, this is not a problem (other than a lot of unnecessary duplicate downloading), but for computers / users that don't have Internet access by default, I need to punch a hole in my hardware firewall to allow these definition updates to happen. Can someone tell me which IPs/URLs I should allow or point me toward an appropriate document for how to deal with this?

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I know that SCCM 2012 can install the Endpoint Protection if defined in policy, but sometimes it is better to be in full control, and have protection up and running with the latest definitions as soon as your OS has been deployed.

To ensure newly installed computers have the latest files available, we need to download the definitions on a regular basis. Lucky for us someone has already created a script that can be scheduled to download the files to our new location. Source: TechNet Forum Article

You can download the updates manually to a computer with Internet access and then transfer them to your offline computer using a removable device, such as a flash drive. The update package is called weekly.exe and is released every Friday. It includes all the virus definitions and scan engine updates that are available up to the release date. The weekly.exe application is a Virus Definition Update only. If you are looking to install product updates, you must update Bitdefender using an Internet connection through the Update feature of the product.

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OverviewUnlike McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, SEPM does not have import or virus definition check-in feature that makes virus definition update easy. In an environment where internet is not available, you have to download the .jdb file from symantec website, then copy the file to this path C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager\data\inbox\content\incoming this is the default path for SEPM. After you have copied the .jdb file, SEPM will automatically process the definition update.Latest on Manager will show the virus definition file which you have copied.

Note for IT Administrators: As part of the University's site license with Symantec, larger downloads that provide both generic client installers (without defaults or customizations) along with server-based management consoles, are available upon request. These console applications allow you to easily install, configure, and maintain large numbers of endpoints. For more information, contact

New versions of the desktop application, distinct from the virus definitions, are not released on a regular basis. Please stay current and download upgrades as they become available. You can be alerted of the upgrades if you subscribe to the Symantec Antivirus Client Upgrade Alert mailing list.

If you are running Norton Antvirus or any of its EndPoint products, you can find the latest definitions by going to the following link. Symantec provides definitions for Norton products as far back as version 2005. The page provides a number of options for downloading definitions. The thing you need to know is your operating system version and architecture:

Updating a McAfee product is pretty straightforward and you simply download the DAT executable file from the website, run it then follow any on screen instructions. The SuperDAT definition file contains the virus definitions and the latest antivirus engine update.

The Norton virus definitions update page has update files for a number of products including the consumer Antivirus / Internet Security / 360 and the business Endpoint Protection and Antivirus Corporate, so make sure you download the correct one for your package. Note the 64-bit version of the update file is under the 32-bit version on the page. Simply run the downloaded executable to update your definitions.

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Endpoint protection platform (EPP) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) capabilities detect malicious files, malicious behavior, and other related events before and after execution. Advanced hunting, meanwhile, lets defenders create custom detections to proactively find related threats.


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