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Specifying the Symantec Management Agent for Mac installation settings

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The Symantec Management Agent installation settings are the communication and the authentication settings for the Symantec Management Agent for UNIX, Linux, and Mac. You must specify the appropriate privileged account login name and password for each target computer.

See Installing the Symantec Management Agent for Mac with a push

When you import computers from a CSV file, you can specify the appropriate installation settings for each computer in the CSV file. If you do not specify any settings in the CSV file, you must specify the appropriate settings for each target computer. You must also specify the appropriate settings for each computer if you added computers manually, Specify those settings before you install the Symantec Management Agent for Mac.

You can specify installation settings for a particular computer or for multiple computers. If you select multiple computers, the same installation settings are applied to each computer. You can also clone the current installation settings from a computer and apply it to other computers.

See Creating a CSV file for importing Mac computers

This task is a step in the process for installing the Symantec Management Agent for Mac.

See Installing Symantec Management Agent for Mac

To specify the Symantec Management Agent installation settings

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Actions menu, click Agents/Plug-ins > Push Symantec Management Agent.

  2. On the Symantec Management Agent Install page, on the Install Symantec Management Agent for UNIX, Linux and Mac tab, under Rollout Agent for UNIX, Linux, and Mac to Computers, in the computer list, select the computer for which you want to change the Symantec Management Agent installation settings, and then click Installation settings.

    If you want to specify identical installation settings for multiple computers, select the appropriate computers.

  3. (Optional) If you want to clone the current installation settings from a particular computer, in the Installation Settings dialog box, in the Load settings of drop-down list, select the appropriate computer.

  4. Specify the installation settings for the selected computers as follows:

    Connection and Authentication

    This tab lets you configure the communication and the authentication settings for the Symantec Management Agent for Mac push installation.

    See Installation Settings: Connection and Authentication tab

    Agent Settings

    This tab lets you configure the Symantec Management Agent for Mac upgrade, configuration, and startup settings.

    See Installation Settings: Agent Settings tab for Mac computers

    Install XML

    This tab displays the Symantec Management Agent for Mac upgrade, configuration, and startup settings in XML format. You can save the XML to a file and upload the file to a client computer. Then you can use it to manually install and configure the Symantec Management Agent for Mac.

    See Installation Settings: Install XML tab

  5. Click OK.