FCS definitions for virus and malware - cummilative or delta? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi Team,

    Just want to know if new definitions downloaded through WSUS\microsoft site comes as a cummilative (has all the previous definitions) or just comes as a delta ? us wondering if client agents gets the cummilative or delta definitions as an updated definitions?


    Thursday, February 25, 2010 4:03 AM


  • Hi!

    It's a mix. When there is an update to the AV engine the full def file is pushed (usually once a month). inbetween the def files are deltas.
    to better understand this read here.... http://support.microsoft.com/?id=977939

    MCSE, forefront spec | www.msforefront.com
    • Marked as answer by MS Expert 2010 Friday, February 26, 2010 1:56 AM
    Thursday, February 25, 2010 3:48 PM