How to prevent LiveUpdate from running automatically at the end of Symantec Endpoint Protection client installation
Last Updated June 21, 2013
A LiveUpdate session runs automatically after an install of SEP. Is there any way to prevent this?
There are multiple ways to prevent LiveUpdate from running.
Add the "RUNLIVEUPDATE=0" to the MSI command
Refer to TECH102668 for the details of using MSI command line switches and scripting of SEP installation
Exported Install Package
When a install package is exported without the "create a single .EXE file for this package" option selected you can edit the setaid.ini or the setup.ini files within the same directory as the setup.exe file for the install package
change the "CONNECT_LU_SERVER=1" entry to "CONNECT_LU_SERVER=0"
this file contains the MSI string used to install SEP. Add "RUNLIVEUPDATE=0" to the string
*settings in the setaid.ini file will override any settings in the MSI command string
Imported Document ID: TECH184654
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