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Installing Mac profiles using Software Management Solution

Client Management Suite for Mac

Software Management Solution lets you install and distribute the Mac profiles that consist of configuration including applications and the settings that you want to install on the Mac client computers.

To create Mac profiles using the Apple's Profile Manager, refer to the following URL:

About Profile Manager

After you create the Mac profile, you must create a software resource from the Mac profile file and then import the software package. After you create the software package, Software Management Solution lets you distribute the software package to the Mac client computers that are present in the network.

To distribute and install Mac profiles

  1. Create a Mac profile that you want to distribute to Mac client computers.

    To create a Mac profile using the Apple's Profile Manager, refer to the following URL:

    About Profile Manager

  2. In the Symantec Management Console, navigate to Manage > Software Catalog and click on Import.

  3. Select Software type as Software Release.

  4. Select the Package source as Software Library.

  5. Click Add and select the profile file from the software resource that you have created. Click Next.

  6. In the Add or Edit Command Line dialog box, add the Command line as profiles -I -F ./<name of profile file>

  7. Click OK.

  8. In the Symantec Management Console, navigate to Actions > Software > Manage Software Delivery wizard and create a Quick Delivery Task to distribute the Mac profile package to the Mac client computers.

For more information refer to the following URL:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO84872