You need to set up an internal LiveUpdate Administrator server to download updates and virus definitions for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Macintosh (SEP for Mac) clients.
An internal LiveUpdate server, facilitated by the LiveUpdate Administrator 2.x (LUA 2.x), can download product updates and virus definitions for Symantec Macintosh products.
This document presumes LUA has already been installed and configured for updates to Windows-based Symantec products. Please see Technical Information for installation/configuration documents for LUA.
To download updates for Macintosh products
NOTE: Due to issues with the methods used to handle Macintosh definitions with earlier version of LUA, update to the latest version of LUA. See Downloading LiveUpdate Administrator.
Add Macintosh updates to the product list
Configure the LUA to download only the Macintosh updates
The products will then need to be added to a Distribution Center for clients to be able to download them. Please refer to "Installing and configuring LiveUpdate Administrator 2.1" for guidance on how to do this.
NOTE: Windows IIS serves only files with extensions registered in the MIME types list; if you are using a distribution center via IIS to serve updates, be sure to register all extensions that are present in the download folder. Please see "There was an error performing the update" when running Macintosh LiveUpdate retrieving updates from an IIS server' for more information.
To set up clients to download updates from the internal LiveUpdate server
For Managed SEP for Mac Clients
For Unmanaged Clients
If you are not comfortable using the command line text editor, please see the instructions for unmanaged clients on "How to set up clients to download updates from the internal LiveUpdate server".
To confirm clients are updating from the internal LUA server
You can verify by looking at the following files on the Macintosh client:
Versions of LUA 2.x prior to 2.2 used port 8080 for the default Distribution Center.
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