Enterprise Edition Client Update

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by squarepegs, Mar 18, 2005.

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  1. squarepegs

    squarepegs Guest

    My problem is with client update in a SOHO W2K3 Domain, XP Pro SP2. RAC is installed on server, standard edition on XP machines.

    I have set NOD32 on XP to update from my server but am unable to get it working with access denied errors. The update on clients is set to use my NOD32 username and password. I have also tried the Sytem account and Domain Admin account with no progress.

    What configuration/update setup do I need to get this working?
  2. dwood

    dwood Registered Member

    Jan 11, 2005
    I had this problem when setting up NOD. I had to give the Everyone group read rights to the directory being shared, even if the updates were being shared by HTTP.

  3. squarepegs

    squarepegs Guest

    thanks for the suggestion. Adding the everyone group with these permissions didn't work so, for now, I've set the clients to update for NOD32 server so I can stay current. I'll keep trying and searching to see what I can come up with.
  4. LedZep

    LedZep Registered Member

    Mar 15, 2005
    Dublin, Ireland
    on the server setup a new user i.e. nod32update or similar and setup the directory with access right for the new user (not everyone group).

    On your clients configure them to use your server and specify that user account and password.

    Works great on locked down systems, i.e. with the everyone full access default from MS removed ;)
  5. anotherjack

    anotherjack Registered Member

    Jun 13, 2003
    Bypass all of that and forget the shared drive stuff:
    1. Set your mirror up properly (I assume you've done so)
    2. Set it to offer updates via HTTP: on port 8081 (the default)
    3. On your clients, define a new server of http://yourserver:8081
    4. Point the clients to get their updates from there
    5. All done.

  6. alglove

    alglove Registered Member

    Jan 17, 2005
    Houston, Texas, USA
    I agree with anotherjack. Using the HTTP method makes file sharing permissions totally unnecessary.
  7. squarepegs

    squarepegs Guest

    thanks - using http method has worked
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