Management features based on platform

Article:HOWTO81338  |  Created: 2012-10-25  |  Updated: 2014-09-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81338
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Management features based on platform

Table: Management features based on platform lists the management features that are available on Windows clients, Mac clients, and Linux clients.

Note:

Symantec Endpoint Protection enterprise version supports Linux clients. The Small Business Edition does not support Linux clients.

Table: Management features based on platform

Management feature

Windows

Mac

Linux (12.1.5 only)

Deploy clients remotely from Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

  • Web link and email

  • Remote push

  • Save package

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • Yes

  • No

  • Yes

Run commands on clients from the management server

  • Scan

  • Update Content

  • Update Content and Scan

  • Start Power Eraser Analysis (12.1.5 only)

  • Restart client computers

  • Enable Auto-Protect

  • Enable Network Threat Protection

  • Disable Network Threat Protection

  • Enable Download Insight

  • Disable Download Insight

  • Scan

  • Update Content

  • Update Content and Scan

  • Restart client computers

  • Enable Auto-Protect

  • Enable Network Threat Protection (12.1.4 and later)

  • Disable Network Threat Protection (12.1.4 and later)

  • Scan

  • Update Content

  • Update Content and Scan

  • Enable Auto-Protect

Allow Insight lookups for threat detection

Yes

No

No

Set restart options for clients

Yes

Yes

No

Quick reports and Scheduled reports

  • Computer status

  • Network Threat Protection

  • Risk

  • Scan

  • Computer status

  • Network Threat Protection

  • Risk

  • Scan

  • Computer status

  • Risk

  • Scan

Configure client submissions of anonymous security information to Symantec

Yes

12.1.4 and later

No

See Tasks to perform when you need to run Power Eraser from the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console.

See Managing the client-server connection.

See Restoring client-server communications with Communication Update Package Deployment.

See Client protection features based on platform

See Virus and Spyware Protection policy settings based on platform

See Exceptions policy settings based on platform.

See Intrusion prevention policy settings based on platform


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