2 weeks, Nov 2002
Norton Anti Virus (NAV), Symantec Anti Virus, Norton Live Update Administration Utility (LUAdmin),
Windows Filesharing, Set Up Windows File Share, Scheduled Tasks
Antivirus is a powerful antivirus solution from www.symantec.com.
Part of its strength is the integration of it in the Symantec
which is usually installed automatically by the standard setup.
In fact all Symantec applications install LU or register with
LU during their setup, which from then on will check
an internet update server for new software patches AND virus definitions for
the installed antivirus suite AND installs them unattended.
For corporate environments Symantec went one step further and developed the free Liveupdate Administration
Utility (LUAdmin). It regularly downloads needed update packages only one time to a dedicated
machine, which then acts as a local update server offering the needed
update packages to the workstations.
The 'NAV and LUadmin HOWTO' leads through the whole process necessary
to get LUAdmin to work and tries to explain how to circumvent typical