Altiris Client Management Suite 7.1 SP1 from Symantec User Guide for Mac Management

Article:DOC4637  |  Created: 2011-08-30  |  Updated: 2011-12-21  |  Article URL
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This user guide is for network administrators who are familiar with using Client Management Suite (CMS) 7.1 SP1 to manage Windows computers and who want to manage Mac computers as well.

The guide presents Mac-specific information about agents and plug-ins, discovering Mac computers, gathering inventory information, delivering and managing software, patching software, delivering tasks using scripts, and more.

For administrators who want to image Mac computers with CMS 7.1 SP1, an appendix presents the concepts and steps that are required to do this effectively.

For details about using scripts, see Related Articles (below). The link leads you to a KB article titled "Mac OS X Management Scripts," which includes a zip file containing XML scripts from Apple. The KB shows you where in Symantec Management Console to import the scripts. In case you have difficulty with the link, the URL is


Mac Management guide for administrators of Altiris Client Management Suite 7.1 SP1 from Symantec
CMS_7_1_SP1_User_Guide_Mac_Management.pdf (1.1 MBytes)

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