Antivirus program that can run AV updates offline

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I am managing a low Internet bandwidth environment and need a good solution for downloading AV (Antivirus) updates. Say I have 10 computers on the my LAN.

Does anyone know if there is an Antivirus program available that will:

1. Computer 1 gets its AV updates  from the Internet.
2. Computers 2 through 9 get updated over the LAN from Computer 1.

In other words only one computer goes out to the Internet for updates.

IS there a product available to do this?

Thanks!
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Commented:
Symantec Endpoint Protection Server Manager does precisely that. In addition, domain connected laptops will look to the Internet when disconnected from your home LAN.

I am sure there are others, but SEP Corporate is a mature and capable product that will do what you want.
Yes and pretty much any good console based product will do the trick.
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Neil RussellTechnical Development Lead
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Almost every commercial AV Package will do what you want, it is just the economies of scale in the price that differs.

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I forgot to mention that I do not have active directory implemented on this network. It seems most of the solutions require AD to work well.

Does anyone know of a good product that does not need AD and will perform local updates as described?

Thanks!
Neil RussellTechnical Development Lead

Commented:
Kaspersky will work with workgroups.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Commented:
I think SEP will work with Workgroups as well.
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I will back out then.  We have AD.  I do know that I have it installed on my personal phone and tablet but they both get updates directly from Sophos which is not what you are wanting.

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