FAQ for the release of the Symantec Management Platform 7.0

Article:HOWTO9354  |  Created: 2008-09-10  |  Updated: 2008-10-28  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO9354
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Question
What are some frequently asked questions about the release of the Symantec Management Platform 7.0?

Answer
Server

  • Is the Symantec Management Platform 7.0 supported on 64-bit operating systems?
    • Not with this release.
  • Does version 7.0 still require the database collation to match the master database collation?
    • Yes.
  • What operating systems are supported for the platform server?
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2.
  • What versions of SQL server are supported for the CMDB?
    • SQL Server 2005 only.
      • 2005 with SP2 is the recommended version.
      • SQL Server 2005 SP3 is not supported with this release.

.NET Framework

  • What version of the .NET Framework is required on the platform server?
    • .NET 3.5 is required on the server.
    • ASP.NET 2.0 SP1 is the version used for all Web site application pools.
  • Is ASP.Net 2.0 SP2 supported?
    • Not with this release.
  • Is .NET 3.5 SP1 supported?
    • Not with this release.

Client

  • Is the Altiris Agent supported on 64-bit operating systems?
    • The Altiris Agent is supported on x64 editions of operating system platforms supported by the NS 7.0 Altiris Agent. On these platforms, it is still a 32-bit application, running under WOW64.
  • Does the NS 7.0 Agent support Server 2008 Core installations?
    • Not with this release.

Migration

  • Is going from one collation on the source database to a different collation on the destination database supported with an Notification Server 6 to 7 migration?
    • Not with this release. Also see article 22611.

Site Servers

  • Is the Package Service role supported on client operating systems?
    • The Package Service role is supported on the same client operating systems supported by the Altiris Agent.
  • Are Task Servers supported on client operating systems?
    • Not with this release.
  • Do Task Services require IIS?
    • Yes, the Altiris HTTP server is no longer supported.
  • Are Domain Controllers supported as Site Servers?
    • Not with this release.

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