About client deployment methods

Article:HOWTO81302  |  Created: 2012-10-25  |  Updated: 2013-08-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81302
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About client deployment methods

You deploy the Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition client by using the Client Deployment Wizard. You deploy the client software after the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager is installed.

Table: Client deployment options displays the client deployment methods that you can use.

Table: Client deployment options

Options

Description

Web link and email

Users receive an email message that contains a link to download and install the client software. The users must have local administrator rights to their computers. Web link and email notification installation is the recommended deployment method.

See Deploying clients using a Web link and email.

Remote push

Remote push installation lets you control the client installation. Remote push installation pushes the client software to the computers that you specify. The installation begins automatically.

See Preparing Windows operating systems for remote deployment.

See Deploying clients by using Remote Push.

Save package

Custom installation creates an executable installation package that you save to the management server and then distribute to the client computers. Users run a setup.exe file to install the client software.

See Deploying clients by using Save Package.

See Which features should you install on the client?.

See Preparing for client installation.


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