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print this documentDocument ID:1999052915222048
Last Modified:07/30/2010

Current version of LiveUpdate Administrator

Situation:This document:
-- Identifies the current version of the LiveUpdate Administration Utility
--Gives instructions for obtaining and installing the latest version of the LiveUpdate Administration Utility
--Gives a list of enhancements and fixes to the product

Solution:The LiveUpdate Administration Utility was developed to address the two major concerns of network administrators: high levels of external traffic caused by users using LiveUpdate, and network security.
The LiveUpdate Administration Utility allows an administrator to modify LiveUpdate so that network users can download program and virus definition updates from an internal server instead of the Symantec LiveUpdate server over the Internet.

Latest version
Version: 2.2.2.9
Release Date: July 2009
Files to download: LUAESD.exe <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/lua_2.2.2/LUAESD.exe>
Readme file: <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/lua_2.2.2/ReadMe.txt>
Administrator's guide: LiveUpdate_Administrator_Users_Guide.pdf <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/lua_2.1/>

To update LiveUpdate Administrator, log into the Administration Utility and hit the liveupdate button in the upper right corner of the window.


Fixes:
    • Manual Download-->Value of download% coming as 109% on Home and Activity monitor page.
    • LiveUpdate failover recovery feature Packet losses should be handled
    • Upgrading LUA itself via LiveUpdate does not work over proxy. Now uses proxy data for source servers
    • Improved performance during distribution process
    • LUA is better able to handle distribution request where connection to distribution centers are disconnected unexpectedly
    • The progress status for distribution on Home page usually shows the number doubled.144% means 72% percent of distribution
    • Add a confirm password field during install
    • Cancelling a job hung and there is no way to recover


Older versions

Version: 2.2.1
Release Date: Oct 2008
Files to download: LUAESD.exe <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/lua_2.2.1/LUAESD.exe>
Release notes <http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-security.nsf/docid/2008101508183348>
Administrator's guide: LiveUpdate_Administrator_Users_Guide.pdf <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/lua_2.1/>

Version: 2.1
Release Date: Nov 2007
Files to download: LUAESD.exe <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/lua_2.1/luaesd.exe>
Readme file: readme.txt <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/lua_2.1/>
Administrator's guide: LiveUpdate_Administrator_Users_Guide.pdf <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/lua_2.1/>


New version supports Endpoint products and below.

Current legacy version
Version: 1.5.7.19
Release date: March 6, 2006
Files to download: Luau.exe <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/updates/luau.exe>
Readme file: Luau.txt <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/updates/luau.txt>
LiveUpdate Administrator's Guide: luadmin.pdf <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/luadmin.pdf>
To update the LiveUpdate Administration Utility, download and run Luau.exe. This will install the current version and overwrite the version that you currently have installed.

This version provides compatibility with Symantec Client Security 3.0 and replaces previous versions of this utility.
The LiveUpdate Administration Utility includes LiveUpdate client v3.0.0.160.
When the LiveUpdate Administration Utility version 1.5.7 is installed, the LiveUpdate client will be upgraded to 3.0.0.160 as required.


Version: 1.5.3.25
Release date: April 22, 2005
Files to download: Luau.exe <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/updates/luau.exe>
Readme file: Luau.txt <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/updates/luau.txt>
LiveUpdate Administrator's Guide: luadmin.pdf <ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/liveupdate/luadmin.pdf>
To update the LiveUpdate Administration Utility, download and run Luau.exe. This will install the current version and overwrite the version that you currently have installed.
Recent Fixes
  • Added support for the latest Microdefinitions packages used by Symantec AntiVirus 10.x
  • Added support for electronically signed custom updates.
    LiveUpdate client version 1.7x or higher now requires at least v1.5.3 build 21 of this version of the LiveUpdate Administration Utility (>= 1.5.3.21)

Fixes
  • Added support for the latest Microdefinitions packages used by Symantec AntiVirus v10
  • Added support for future versions of LiveUpdate, which will require that all Symantec content updates be electronically signed
  • Fixed Silent mode; it was continuously attempting to download the three .tri files during a retrieve session
  • Fixed problem where the client appears to be downloading the Livetri.zip file twice
  • Retry on successful host status is now correctly set
  • Fixed problem where "Retry on successful host" status was not correctly set


Technical Information:TRX files for virus definition updates were discontinued October 12, 2005.

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Date Created: 05/29/1999

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