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Mac® OS X System Administration by Guy Hart-Davis

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CHAPTER 17Keep Your Client Macs Up to Date

To keep Mac OS X and your Apple applications up to date on your client Macs, you’ll need to run Software Update. As you’ll know from using it on your server (if not elsewhere), Software Update can automatically check for and download updates, then shepherd the user through the process of installing them.

Choosing Where to Get Software Updates

Your Macs can get their software updates from either of two sources:

Image Download from Apple’s servers As you saw in Chapter 4, your server can download the available updates from Apple’s servers and apply them to itself. This works well not only for your main server, ...

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