Management features by platform

Article:HOWTO81338  |  Created: 2012-10-25  |  Updated: 2013-08-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81338
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Management features by platform

Table: Comparison between Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager features for Windows and Mac explains the management features that are available for the Windows and Mac client platforms.

Table: Comparison between Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager features for Windows and Mac

Feature

Windows

Mac

Deploy client remotely from Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Yes

No

Manage client from Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Yes

Yes

Update virus definitions and product from management server

Yes

No

Run commands from management server

  • Scan

  • Update Content

  • Update Content and Scan

  • Restart Client Computers

  • Enable Auto-Protect

  • Restart Client Computers

  • Enable Auto-Protect

  • Enable Network Threat Protection

  • Disable Network Threat Protection

  • Scan

  • Update Content

  • Update Content and Scan

  • Restart Client Computers

  • Enable Auto-Protect

  • Restart Client Computers

  • Enable Auto-Protect

Provide updates by using Group Update Providers

Yes

No

Run Intelligent Updater

Yes

Yes

Package updates for third-party tools in management server

Yes

No*

Set randomized scans

Yes

No

Set randomized updates

Yes

Yes

*You can run Intelligent Updater to get Mac content updates. You can then push the updates to Mac clients by using a third-party tool such as Apple Remote Desktop.

See Virus and Spyware Protection policy settings available for Windows and Mac

See LiveUpdate policy settings available for Windows and Mac

See Client protection features by platform


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