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Implementing Patch Management Solution for Mac

Client Management Suite for Mac

The recommended workflow for updating Mac computers is as follows:

See About Patch Management Solution for Mac

Table: Process for implementing Patch Management Solution for Mac

Step

Action

Description

Step 1

Install or upgrade the solution.

Use Symantec Installation Manager to install the solution.

Step 2

Install or upgrade the Symantec Management Agent.

Install or upgrade the Symantec Management Agent for UNIX, Linux, and Mac on the target Mac computers.

See About installing the Symantec Management Agent for UNIX, Linux, or Mac

See Methods for installing the Symantec Management Agent

See Methods for upgrading the Symantec Management Agent

Table: Process for installing software updates

Step

Action

Description

Step 1

Check for available updates.

You can check target Mac computers for the software updates that they require.

See Checking for available software updates

Step 2

Install all or some of the updates.

You can install individual updates or use batch rollout jobs.

See Installing individual software updates

See Installing all updates

Step 3

View installation status reports.

Use reports to view the software update compliance and rollout job status.

See Viewing reports