Re: liveupdate host file issue

From: Michael J. Pelletier (mjpelletier_at_mjpelletier.com)
Date: 01/20/05


Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 22:16:39 -0800

john@yourcompsolution.com wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> I've scoured the web and called symantec regarding this but got no
> where.
>
> Basically, we locked down our network to only allow entries in the
> hosts file to be reached.
>
> When setting up the symantec entries I covered update.symantec.com
> liveupdate.symantec.com liveupdate.symantecliveupdate.com and their
> various web hostnames.
>
> However when running live update , at the point where it says conecting
> to liveupdate.symantecliveupdate.com , it says the subscription server
> cannot be reached, skip the dialogs and it continues to download
> updates.
>
> Symantec will not tell me the hostname of their subscription server.
> Anyone know?
>
> Thank You!

On one of your PCs can you start a sync and trace it on your firewall?