Updating signature files
Symantec Security Response distributes content in and files.
The files update single clients, and the files update either the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager or single clients.
This approach prevents Click Once from having to download the entire application again, even if only one or two files have changed.
File patching also works for assemblies that are downloaded on demand using the Download File Group and Download File Group Async methods.
When you use a file to update a Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, it then updates its managed clients.
There are four kinds of content that are distributed in files: All content can be found on the Symantec Security Response definitions page.
Under normal conditions, Symantec recommends Certified definitions for routine use on enterprise Endpoint systems.For more information about the protection features and definition sets used in Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0, review the following documents: The certified definitions file updates the virus and spyware definitions on the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.These definitions have been through rigorous Quality Assurance (QA) testing and are recommended for regular use.Notes Additional Clarification: The Intelligent Updater files are designed to update client installations for Symantec Endpoint Protection only.These Intelligent Updater files do not contain the required content needed by a Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.