Altiris® Application Management Solution™ 6.1 SP1 Release Notes

Article:DOC1338  |  Created: 2006-12-28  |  Updated: 2007-01-22  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC1338
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Description



Question

What do I need to know about Altiris® Application Management Solution™ 6.1 SP1?

Answer

Altiris® Application Management Solution™ 6.1 SP1

Release Notes

Introduction

Installation and Upgrade

New Features in this Release

Fixes in this Release

Known Issues in this Release

Additional Documentation

Document History

Introduction

Application Management Solution provides three ways to manage applications on a collection of computers. Its state management features let you evaluate and remediate applications of any installation type. The Windows Installer features let you maintain the installed state of MSI applications. The file and registry baseline features let you detect computers with non-standard configurations.

Installation and Upgrade

Prerequisites

  • Notification Server 6.0 R4 or later
  • Patch Management Solution 6.1.2369 or later 
  • Package Rule Management 6.1

Where to Download Application Management Solution

You can download Application Management Solution from http://www.altiris.com/Download.aspx to install for the first time or upgrade from previous versions.

Upgrade Issues

None.

New Features in this Release

Improvements for this release include the following:

Windows Vista Compliance

All features of Application Management Solution function properly with client computers that are running the Windows* Vista operating system.

64-Bit Support

All features of the Application Management Solution run in 32-bit emulation mode on 64-bit client computers.

Fixes in this Release

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

Fix Article ID
Application Management Solution dashboard reports now work with SQL 2005. 21983
Problems with adding resilient network source paths to existing Windows Installer (MSI) applications have been resolved.

Known Issues in this Release

None.

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 Application Management Solution.

Application Management Solution 6.1 Reference Guide

Altiris Information Resources

Source What Information it Includes Location
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
1/9/2007 Created.


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