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Symantec clients updating definitions

This is a scenario where some people could believe that the environment would act in a full peer-to-peer fashion.

Prerequisites This procedure requires an exported client package for the version of Windows you are installing to.

While in the field we have seen clients use GUPs in different ways, the purpose of the GUPs was to reduce bandwidth requirements.

On a subnet over a WAN link, you would have a single client retrieving definitions from the SEPM.

During this time while they thought a GUP was being used, all clients at this remote site were actually updating definition directly from the SEPM. Gueth is a Senior Security Consultant with Conventus specializing in Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Data Center Security.