Specifying a proxy server that clients use to communicate to Symantec LiveUpdate or an internal LiveUpdate server

You can specify a proxy server that your clients use to communicate with an internal LiveUpdate server. The proxy settings do not affect any settings for Group Update Providers.
You configure proxy settings for other client communications separately.
  1. To specify a proxy server to communicate with LiveUpdate
  2. Option 1:
    To specify a proxy server that clients on Windows computers or Linux computers use to communicate to Symantec LiveUpdate or an internal LiveUpdate server, in the console, click
    Policies
    .
  3. Under
    Policies
    , click
    LiveUpdate
    , and then click the
    LiveUpdate Settings
    tab.
  4. Right-click the policy that you want and then select
    Edit
    .
  5. Under
    Windows Settings
    or under
    Linux Settings
    , click
    Server Settings
    .
  6. Under
    LiveUpdate Proxy Configuration
    , click
    Configure Proxy Options
    .
  7. Do one of the following:
    • For Windows clients, on the
      HTTP or HTTPS
      tab, select the desired options. You can also specify proxy settings for FTP.
    • For Linux clients, on the
      HTTP
      tab, select the desired options.
    See the online Help for more information about the options.
  8. Click
    OK
    in the dialog box.
  9. Click
    OK
    .
  10. Option 2:
    To specify a proxy server that clients on Mac computers use to communicate to Symantec LiveUpdate or an internal LiveUpdate server, in the console, click
    Clients > Policies
    .
  11. Under
    Location-independent Policies and Settings
    , under
    Settings
    , click
    External Communication Settings
    .
  12. On the
    Proxy Server (Mac)
    tab, select the desired options.
    See the online Help for more information about the options.
  13. Click
    OK
    .