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Remote Installation of Altiris Dagent for Windows 8

Created: 21 Feb 2013 • Updated: 11 Nov 2014 | 8 comments
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Has anyone been succesful in remotely deploying the altiris agent from the Deployment Console 6.9 SP5 ?  I've found that it comes back with network path not found every time.  I'm able to ping the machine and also can reach the c$ share with no issue.  I've turned off user access control on the windows 8 machine and looking to see if there is anything else I need to turn off in order to make it work.  If you install the agent manually it does work....

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

Check this

Unable to Push Symantec Management Agent on certain clients
Article:TECH193942 | Created: 2012-07-28 | Updated: 2012-08-17 | Article URL

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

KRox_521's picture

I'm using Deployment Console 6.9 SP5....I did check date/time anyway but that wasn't the fix.

Odd thing is if I install the agent manually it works fine and reports back into the DS issue

Sumit G's picture

Which version is runningin 6.9?

Deployment Solution 6.9 SP5 MR3 / Deployment Solution 6.9 SP5 MR1 ?


Sumit G.

Sumit G's picture

DS 6.9 SP5 MR3 is the version which is supported for Window8 before that version no support for the same.

Deployment Solution 6.9 SP5 MR3 support for Windows 8 and Windows 2012

Article:DOC6299  |  Created: 2013-01-11  |  Updated: 2013-02-15  |  Article URL

Altiris™ Deployment Solution 6.9.490 (SP5) from Symantec supported platforms

Article:HOWTO48932  |  Created: 2011-04-08  |  Updated: 2012-10-05  |  Article URL


Sumit G.

jeremyboger's picture

Where do I find the download for Deployment Solution 6.9 SP5 MR3?  I only see MR2 on the Symantec business download site.

yizhifrank's picture

thank you for your that link, i will go to see it  :)