Virus definitions not updating on Symantec Antivirus 10, XP client

Recently some laptops in our network stopped downloading virus definitions. Our firewall was configured to allow traffic from the wireless vlan to our server, however, the port on version 10 has changed to 2967. After adding the new port we still were having intermittent virus update problems. We needed to add a local rule on the laptops for port 2967. Windows firewall was preventing the inbound connections on port 2967 (meaning we could not push updates from the mmc plugin). After adding an exception to the windows firewall, we were able to update virus definititions successfully.

Add new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

https://t.co/AGeihMALAv configuring grub2 with EFI Fri Sep 13 05:20:01 +0000 2019

I published a Thing on @thingiverse! https://t.co/IYpRyEb7Hz #thingalert Tue Jul 23 19:27:57 +0000 2019

Nokogiri install on MacOSX https://t.co/v3An0miW9L Fri Jul 12 15:06:49 +0000 2019

HTML email with plain mailer plugin on Jenkins https://t.co/Z6FSDMDjy8 Thu Jul 11 21:07:25 +0000 2019

git sparse checkout within Jenkinsfile https://t.co/tcL7V8mzFK Thu Jul 11 20:40:53 +0000 2019