Altiris Local Security Solution 6.1 SP1 Release Notes

Article:DOC1291  |  Created: 2006-11-15  |  Updated: 2006-11-15  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC1291
Article Type
Documentation

Description



Question
Whats new in Altiris® Local Security Solution 6.1 SP1?

Answer

Release Notes
for Altiris® Local Security Solution™ 6.1 SP1


Installation and Upgrade

New Features in this Release

Fixes in this Release

Known Issues

Additional Documentation

Document History


Installation and Upgrade

Altiris Local Security Solution is installed on an Altiris Notification Server on the Configuration tab. In the left pane, select Upgrade/Install Additional Software. In the right pane, click the Solutions button on the Available Solutions tab and select the Altiris Local Security Solution for Windows link. Follow the installation wizard instructions.

Prerequisites

Notification Server 6.0 SP3 (or later) must be installed before Local Security Solution can be installed on the Notification Server computer.

Where to Download Local Security Solution 6.1 SP1

Altiris Local Security Solution is installed on an Altiris Notification Server on the Configuration tab. In the left pane, select Upgrade/Install Additional Software. In the right pane, click the Solutions button on the Available Solutions tab and select the Altiris Local Security Solution for Windows link. Follow the installation wizard instructions.  

New Features in this Release

There are no new features in the release.

Fixes in this Release

The following issues were resolved in this release. For additional information regarding a fixed issue, click on the Article ID link for additional information.

 Fixed Issue  Component  Article ID
Updated to support Notification Server hot fixes. UI  
Some Local Security Solution reports reference event tables. If these reports were forwarded to a reporting server they would fail because event tables were not forwarded. Problem resolved. Reports
Error "...failed with System.OverflowException: Value was either too large or too small for an Int32". Problem resolved. Local Security Solution Agent 25210
Unable to accurately track multiple SIDs per AD object. Local Security Solution will now drop a SID that does not resolve back to the name correctly.  Communications  
Problems with base 64 encoding of passwords. Problem resolved. Core   
Problems upgrading and repairing report packs. This issue has been resolved as views are now created in DBO context.  Reports  
Empty passwords specified in a user provisioning policy were overwriting the random password provisioning. Problem resolved. Policy   
Uninstall issues with ResourceTypeKeys. This issue is resolved as all ResourceTypeKeys and dataclasses are now correctly associated with the LSS product.   Uninstall   

Known Issues

There are no known issues in this release.

Additional Documentation

Altiris product documentation is available in Microsoft HTML Help* (.CHM) and Adobe Acrobat* (.PDF) formats. To view Altiris product documentation in .PDF format, use Adobe Acrobat Reader* (available at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html).

Documentation files are installed in the following directory on the Altiris® Notification Server™ computer:
C:\Program Files\Altiris\Notification Server\NSCap\Help

The following documentation is provided with Local Security Solution:

LocalSecuritySolutionHelp.CHM
LocalSecuritySolutionHelp.PDF

You can access documentation from the Altiris Console by clicking the following icons in the upper-right corner of the console:
Access the contextual online help by clicking the online help icon .
Access an index of all installed help by clicking the index icon help index.

Altiris Information Resources

Source What Information it Includes Where to Find it
Altiris Documentation Information about new features, update instructions, and known issues for each release. Includes Altiris formal documentation such as Release Notes, Help, Reference Guides, Best Practice Articles, and Technical Reference Articles. http://www.altiris.com/support/documentation
Altiris Knowledgebase Comprehensive collection of articles, incidents, and issues for Altiris solutions. http://kb.altiris.com/
Altiris Juice:
an online magazine for Altiris users
Best Practices, tips and tricks, and articles for users of Altiris solutions. http://www.altiris.com/juice
Online Forums Forums for Altiris solutions and suites. http://forums.altiris.com/

Document History

 Date  Changes
11/16/06 First Draft



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