Detection engine update

The Product Update task will update detection engine information (previously known as virus signature database) for security product installed on clients. This is a general task for all products on all systems.

From your ERA Web Console, navigate to Admin > Client Tasks, select Virus Signature Database Update from the Task Types list and then click New.

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It is not possible to add Targets while creating a Client Task. You will be able to add Targets after the task has been created. Configure Settings for the task and click Finish to create the task and then create a Trigger to specify Targets for the task.


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Clear Update Cache - This option deletes temporary update files in the cache on the client, and can be used to repair failed detection engine update errors.

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Review the summary of configured settings and click Finish. The Client Task is now created and a pop-up window will open. We recommend that you click Create Trigger to specify when this Client Task should be executed and on which Targets. If you click Close, you can create a Trigger later on.