About Patch Management Solution for Mac

Article:HOWTO48398  |  Created: 2011-04-06  |  Updated: 2011-05-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO48398
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About Patch Management Solution for Mac

Patch Management Solution for Mac lets you scan Mac computers for the updates that they require. The solution then reports on the findings and lets you automate the downloading and distribution of needed software updates. You can distribute all or some of the updates.

See Platforms supported by Patch Management Solution for Mac.

Patch Management Solution for Mac can update only the software that the Mac OS X software update utility supports. The solution integrates with the software update utility, and lets you collect needed update information from the target Mac computers and initiate a software update. Mac computers download software updates from Apple Web site or from a Software Update Server (SUS) and report installation status information to Notification Server.

Patch Management Solution for Mac provides you with the preconfigured rollout jobs that let you automate installing a large number of updates. For example, the preconfigured rollout jobs can install all updates, all recommended updates, and so on.

See Implementing Patch Management Solution for Mac.


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