What is updating virus definitions
I won’t get deep technically here so if you want deep technical details about the errors.I have provided links to the Microsoft KB’s for you.Symantec’s Security Technology and Response organization is the division responsible for the innovation and development of Norton’s security technologies that provide protection in five layers: file based (antivirus), network based (firewall), behavior (SONAR), reputation, and remediation.The Security Technology and Response (STAR) is a worldwide team of security engineers; threat analysts and researchers.The second error started to happen just after the above error was resolved.Error 0x8024402c happens when the Windows update client can’t connect and download the proper definitions. Our client decided to change their Config Mgr Antimalware settings to disable the user from manually updating the definitions.For: The latest supported versions of F-Secure Anti-Virus products for Windows, F-Secure Policy Manager and Protection Service for Business Workstation Security Download and execute the fsdbupdate utility program with all databases (Antivirus, Spyware, Spam, Parental, etc) from our download server.
Updating the antimalware definitions in FEP/SCEP fails with error 0x80248014.
Both errors 0x80248014 and 0x8024402c had occurred when someone tried to manually update the definitions using the GUI.
After a little research and thanks to the Forefront Endpoint Protection Blog I had found that both of these errors had the same core cause.
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