The following table provides the official terminology used throughout the Apex One (Mac) documentation:



Agent or Security Agent

The Apex One (Mac) Security Agent program installed on an endpoint


The computer where the Security Agent is installed

Agent user (or user)

The person managing the Security Agent on the endpoint


The Apex One (Mac) server program

Server computer

The computer where the Apex One (Mac) server is installed

Administrator (or Apex One (Mac) administrator)

The person managing the Apex One (Mac) server


The user interface for configuring and managing Apex One (Mac) server and Security Agent settings

The console for the server program is called "web console", while the console for the Security Agent program is called "agent console".

Security risk

The collective term for virus/malware, spyware/grayware, and web threats

Product service

The Apex One (Mac) service, which is managed from the Microsoft Management Console (MMC)


Responsible for scanning, detecting, and taking actions against security risks

Agent installation folder

The folder on the endpoint that contains the Security Agent files

/Library/Application Support/TrendMicro

Server installation folder

The folder on the server computer that contains the Apex One (Mac) server files. After installing Apex One (Mac) server, the folder is created on the same Apex One server directory.

If you accept the default settings during Apex One server installation, you will find the server installation folder at any of the following locations:

  • C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\OfficeScan\Addon\TMSM

  • C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Apex One\Addon\TMSM

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\OfficeScan\Addon\TMSM

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\Apex One\Addon\TMSM


An entity that has both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses. For example:

  • A dual-stack endpoint is an endpoint with both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.

  • A dual-stack agent refers to an agent installed on a dual-stack endpoint.

  • A dual-stack proxy server, such as DeleGate, can convert between IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.

Pure IPv4

An entity that only has an IPv4 address

Pure IPv6

An entity that only has an IPv6 address