Preinstallation requirements for Deployment Solution

Article:HOWTO63363  |  Created: 2011-12-15  |  Updated: 2011-12-15  |  Article URL
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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.

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