Rapid Release virus definitions undergo only basic quality assurance testing.Rapid Release virus definitions are therefore riskier to use than certified definitions.There are four kinds of content that are distributed in files: All content can be found on the Symantec Security Response definitions page.For more information about the protection features and definition sets used in Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0, review the following documents: The certified definitions file updates the virus and spyware definitions on the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
See About randomization of simultaneous content downloads.
The files update single clients, and the files update either the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager or single clients.
When you use a file to update a Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, it then updates its managed clients.
You may need to change the delivery method to support different client platforms, large numbers of clients, or network limitations.
See Choose a distribution method to update content on clients.
By default, users on the client computer can run Live Update at any time.