Preinstallation requirements for Deployment Solution
Before you start the Deployment Solution installation, you must verify the following:
Symantec Installation Manager (SIM) is installed.
Symantec Management Platform is installed.
Symantec Management Agent for UNIX and Windows is preinstalled on the client computers.
Symantec Management Agent for Unix, Linux, and MAC is installed if you plan to use UNIX and Mac client computers.
JRE 1.5 or later enabled browser is required.
Symantec Administrator Software Development Kit (SASDK) is installed if you plan to use the Web Services API.
Client computers have Pre-boot eXecution Environment (PXE) enabled on them.
DHCP is up and running with PXE support
Silverlight 4 is installed.
The storage and the network drivers in your environment are collected.
The remote site server is configured on the supported platform if you plan to manage clients in different subnet. For a remote site server to be configured, a package server and a task server should be installed on the supported platform.
The package server is installed on Symantec Management Platform and on all remote site servers.
DNS is properly configured. Clients computers inside different subnets should be able to ping to Symantec Management Platform and the remote site server using FQDN.
See Components of Deployment Solution