Not what you are looking for? Ask the experts!
NMS 22.214.171.12423 question
It's been a while since I last dropped by with a question...
It appears that the only way to determine the version of Virus Defs and of MSE Config that your NMS product is currently using is to look back through the NMS Activity Log (history) to see when new codes were last downloaded and applied by the LiveUpdate process...
This prompts a couple of questions -
1) Can someone inform me what their current Virus Def and MSE Config versions are? My two Samsung devices have been showing the same values since 09/28/2018:
Virus Defs: 20180927065
MSE Config: 20150729021
Interestingly, every two to three days NMS on these devices warns that LiveUpdate needs to be run.
2) I presume this warning is because I've elected to leave the NMS App's LiveUpdates default setting of "Run on Wi-Fi Only" in effect. For me these notices serve as a reminder that the NMS app "thinks" its current Defs have become "old and dated". When I get this notification I always open the NMS App, go to the App's Settings, and manually run LIVEUPDATE - Note that taking this action immeadiately produces a Warning! Popup informing that using the device's cellular data may incur additional costs. I then go ahead and tap the RUN LIVEUPDATE (anyway) link in the Warning Popup. This in turn switches the display back to the NMS Home page with a breifly displayed indication that the LiveUpdate process is being run. When that finishes I go back into App Settings and sure enough, the Last Update section now shows the current date. However, when I look at the NMS Activity Log its latest entries show that the LiveUpdate process did no actions because it beleives that the current installed Virus Defs and MSE Config are already up-to-date.
All this begs the question that, if the newer NMS is relying mostly on "online" detection codes to do its job, am I reducing its actual security effectiveness by having the "Run on Wi-Fi Only" option enabled and relying mostly on cellular data for these devices day-to-day data access?