Implementing Patch Management Solution for Mac

Article:HOWTO63755  |  Created: 2011-12-16  |  Updated: 2011-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO63755
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Implementing Patch Management Solution 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.

See About installing Patch Management Solution.

See About upgrading Patch Management 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.

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 About installing software updates.

Step 3

View installation status reports.

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

See Viewing reports.


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