Altiris™ IT Management Suite 7.0 from Symantec™ Release Notes

Article:DOC2073  |  Created: 2010-02-17  |  Updated: 2011-04-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC2073
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This document contains the following topics:

Introduction

Altiris™ IT Management Suite from Symantec is the industry’s most comprehensive and integrated suite for reducing the cost and complexity of owning and managing corporate IT assets including desktops, laptops, thin clients, servers, and heterogeneous platforms including Windows, Linux, and UNIX, to promote effective service delivery.

Note: On June 22, 2010 an ITMS maintenance release (ITMS 7.0 MR 1) was released. See article 53195.
 

 

 

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Components of IT Management Suite

IT Management Suite is a collection of solutions and components that run on the Symantec Management Platform.

IT Management Suite contains the following components. Click the links to view individual release notes for these components.

Suite/Platform Component Link to release notes
Symantec Management Platform 7.0 SP4

Includes components such as Network Discovery, Notification Server, Management Console, and Agent

Release notes
Asset Management Suite 7.0   Release Notes
   Asset Management Solution 7.0  See suite release notes
   Barcode Solution 7.0 Release Notes
   CMDB Solution 7.0 Release Notes
Client and Server Management Suites 7.0 SP2    CMS; SMS
 

Deployment Solution 7.1/6.9 SP3

7.1; 6.9 SP3
 

Inventory Solution 7.0 SP2

Release notes
 

Inventory for Network Devices 7.0 SP2

Release notes
  Inventory Pack for Servers 7.0 SP2 Release notes
  Monitor Pack for Servers 7.0 SP2 Release notes
 

Out-of-Band Management Component 7.0 SP2

Release notes
 

Patch Management Solution for Linux 7.0 SP2

Release notes

 

Patch Management Solution for Mac 7.0 SP2

Release notes

 

Patch Management Solution for Windows 7.0 SP2

Release notes

 

pcAnywhere Solution 12.5 SP2

Release notes
 

Power Scheme Task component 7.0 SP3

See CMS
 

Real-Time System Manager 7.0 SP2

Release notes
 

Software Management Solution 7.0 SP2

Release notes

  Virtual Machine Management 7.0

Release notes

 Other    
   Data Connector Release notes
   Symantec Endpoint Protection Integration Component 7.0 SP1 Release notes
   Symantec ServiceDesk 7.0 MR1 Release notes
   Symantec Workflow Solution 7.0 SP2 Release notes
   Wise Connector 7.0 Release notes
   Wise Package Studio Suite 8.0 Release notes

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Where to get more information

The product installation includes the following documentation:

Document Description Location

User’s Guide

Information about how to use this product, including detailed technical information and instructions for performing common tasks.

This information is available in PDF format.

Help

Information about how to use this product. This information is the same as in the User’s Guide.

Help is available at the solution level and at the suite level.

This information is available in HTML help format.

The Documentation Library, which is available in the Symantec Management Console on the Help menu.

Context-sensitive help is available for most screens in the Symantec Management Console.

You can open context-sensitive help in the following ways:

  • The F1 key.
  • The Context command, which is available in the Symantec Management Console on the Help menu.

For more information, you can use the following resources:

Resource Description Location

Implementation Guide

Information about how to install, configure, and implement this product.

This information is available in PDF format.

Symantec Management Platform Release Notes

Information about new features and important issues in the Symantec Management Platform.

This information is available as an article in the knowledgebase.

https://kb.altiris.com/article.asp?article=45141&p=1

You can also search for the product name under Release Notes.

Installing the Symantec Management Platform products

Information about using Symantec Installation Manager to install the Symantec Management Platform products.

This information is available as an article in the knowledgebase.

https://kb.altiris.com/article.asp?article=45732&p=1

Altiris 7 Planning and Implementation Guide

Information about capacity recommendations, design models, scenarios, test results, and optimization best practices to consider when planning or customizing an Altiris 7 Infrastructure for your organization.

This information is available as an article in the knowledgebase.

https://kb.altiris.com/article.asp?article=45803&p=1

Knowledge Base

Articles, incidents, and issues about this product.

http://kb.altiris.com/

Symantec Connect (formerly the Altiris Juice)

An online magazine that contains best practices, tips, tricks, and articles for users of this product.

http://www.symantec.com/connect/endpoint-management-virtualization

Online Forums

Forums for users of this product.

http://forums.altiris.com/

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