Manually updating norton antivirus
If you are updating Norton Anti Virus Corporate Edition for Windows 95/98 or Windows NT, you can run the Intelligent Updater file to update the virus definitions on your local computer.
If you are updating Norton Anti Virus Corporate Edition for Net Ware, then you must extract a (Virus Database) file from the Intelligent Updater file (or files) and copy it to the Norton Anti Virus directory on the Net Ware server.
Symantec offers two distinct products for downloading and distributing Live Update content on an internal network.
For information on determining whether the legacy Live Update Administration Utility 1.x (LUAU 1.x) is necessary, and instructions for its implementation, read: TECH98930 - How to configure the Live Update Administration Utility For information on the more recent release, Live Update Administrator 2.x (LUA 2.x), please read: TECH102701 - Installing and configuring Live Update Administrator 2.x You can update any Symantec Anti Virus server or client by downloading the file from Symantec.
The modified date of the file matches the date of the virus definitions. EXE checks for new files, and then initiates the update process. EXE checks for new files about every 10 minutes by default.
You can skip the extraction process by downloading the file directly from Symantec, as described in the "Copy a file" section of this document.
To download the Intelligent Updater from a Symantec server A file is a package of virus definitions that the VDTM uses to distribute definitions.
The VDTM is a fully automated solution for virus definitions distribution, and is enabled by default between servers and their managed clients.
The server gets definitions updates using Live Update or an file, and then automatically distributes the definitions to each of its clients on the network.