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macOS: Limitations

Limitations

The following section describes the difference in capabilities between the Mac Windows client functionality

  1. General
    1. Mac is unable to save secure plugins.
    2. The Mac client 'Options' user interface supports fewer controls for extraction operations.
    3. The Mac client 'Options' user interface supports fewer controls for compression operations.
    4. Mac does not support deployments from the PEM Administrator.
  2.  Email
    1. Mac does not support the secure Outlook Plugin.
    2. Mac does not provide the Mimeviewer for EBE encrypted email.
  3. Encryption / Decryption
    1. Mac does not support the self-extractor option for the decryption of files.
    2. Mac does not support file name encryption.
    3. Mac does not support OpenPGP.
  4. Lockers / Assignments
    1. Mac does not support Advanced File Attribute Reporting.
    2. Mac does not support the exclusion of System Files from Locker and Assignment policies.
  5. Classification
    1. Mac agent / client does not support the creation, upload or deployment of Classification Policies through the PEM Administrator.
    2. Mac agent / client does not support the ability to create a Classification Discovery remediation, and therefore does not support automated Classification.
    3. Classification with Mac clients is supported only through manual configurations:
      • Policy creation and the deployment / distribution of those policies to the clients, must be performed manually and independently from PEM Administrator.
      • Classification of documents can be conducted manually through the supported MS Office applications. (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
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