Thanks for the pointers! We are essentially setting up a restricted lab environment, where the computers (indeed, laptops) are rarely if ever leaving the network. Also, the computers should be able to operate without a direct Internet connection and get the configurations and updates from the policy management server. Thus, these fairly synthetic requirements. Didn't the old policy manager allow you to set the client to fetch updates from the Internet if the local server isn't available? Not that this really is an issue here.
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Hi, I'm looking to set up an environment of managed clients on Mac hardware and software. What i'm looking for is an on-site policy manager and some kind of anti-virus or Client security package for the laptops and the servers on the network. After reading through the presentation pages of the business software, i'm ready to either rip out my beard or turn to the community (which i suppose is way less painful), because i just can't find out what i need, or if it exists. First, Policy manager. How can i best get it running on a Mac? Back in the day, i remember it being a java app, and when i registered for the evaluation download, i could only find downloads for Windows and Linux. Hooray. Do i need to run it on Windows or Linux, both of which require a virtual machine for the job? I assume the Linux needs to be one with a graphical UI -- no text UI here. Aforementioned evaluation download also included the option to download a jar for Client Security Premium. Is this a Windows-only software? Furthermore, i could find a download eval for Server Security dot exe. Clearly a Windows software. But what i could not find is either F-Secure Anti-Virus, which has a Mac port, or any other product which advertises that it works on a Mac (SAFE?). So i'm kind of lost here. What should i get to have a secure and on-site managed environment? Mac-Affee? br, ~rL
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