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SEP Mac client

Created: 28 Jan 2013 | 6 comments

All,

Does nayone have some info on a road map for the sep mac client. 

Currently it include av, I'm looking for more functions like the windows clients. 

McAfee has a nice mac client but would rather not switch. 

 

Thanks.

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.Brian's picture

Currently it only includes AV. See here:

Symantec Endpoint Protection for Macintosh Frequently Asked Questions

Article:TECH134203

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Created: 2010-01-24

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Updated: 2012-10-02

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Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH134203

 

Cannot use Enable as Unmanaged Detector and Enable/Disable Network Threat Protection commands on Symantec Endpoint Protection for Macintosh Clients

Article:TECH131733  |  Created: 2010-01-15  |  Updated: 2010-01-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH131733

 

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ejhardinsysadmin's picture

Will this ever change is my real question? If not in the near furture then I will probably need to say goodbye to Symantec Endpoint.

.Brian's picture

I couldn't answer with anything definite but I have seen the firewall on the roadmap for Mac clients

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SebastianZ's picture

Currently the SEP protection tehcnologies include only AV protection for MAC. 12.1 RU2 cam with support of Mountain Lion release: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH194046

Mick2009's picture

Hi ejhardinsysadmin,

Unfortunately the roadmap is not a topic upon which I can comment.  Enhanced capabilities for the SEP for Mac client are coming, but Symantec cannot currently make any promises about how soon they will be released into the product. 

You may wish to cast a vote in favor of the following proposed enhancement request:

Add Firewall to SEP for Mac
https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/ideas/add-firewall-sep-mac

 

With thanks and best regards,

Mick

Chetan Savade's picture

Hi ejhardinsysadmin,

We can not comment about roadmap but yes you might see enhancements in the upcoming SEP releases.

Chetan Savade
Sr Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support
CCNA | CCNP | MCSE | SCTS |

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