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I have 100 PCs with A MCfee Virus for Two Years warranty. All the PCs are connected through REDHAT Linux Proxy server, I am unable to Anti Virus Updation through Linux Proxy to Windows Clients. There is no proxy settings available to the MCfee Virus on PC clients. How to Solve. Kindly help please

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How is the proxy server setup? Do you have to configure the browser to use it? What browser are you using? Have you configured the IE proxy settings via a policy? Can you make an exception on your firewall rule to permit traffic to McAfee? –  Zoredache Jan 5 '11 at 19:11
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You can configure the proxy (and maybe firewall) to allow the connection to McAfee site.

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This FAQ from 2007 says it is possible if you do not require a username and password to use the proxy, but you have to install a patch downloaded from there. This thread from early 2009 also points to that patch, but says that authentication support was being planned for 2010.

Now that it's 2011, I do not know if this is out of date.

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you can try the following rule into your file.

iptables -I INPUT -s xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -j ACCEPT iptables -I PREROUTING -t nat -s xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -j ACCEPT

change xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx to your pc ip.

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