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Tasks have an advanced option to collect output data. This data is what would appear on the client computer's screen if one were watching the task execute real-time or if one manually executed the task in a shell window. The option is found on the ...
Article by dougj | 23 Apr 2015 | 0 comments
The Unix, Linux and Mac (ULM) Client Task Agent does the following for a Unix Shell Run Script task: 1.       Create a temporary file containing the text of the script at path: /opt/altiris/notification/basetasks/var/script.xxxxxxx/script.  2. ...
Article by dougj | 13 Apr 2015 | 0 comments
Whenever there are issues where Symantec Management Agent crashes, a user can follow the steps below to collect the crash dumps and further send it to Symantec Support for further analysis. ADPlus.vbs (ADPlus) is a tool from Microsoft Product ...
Article by MS_ITMS | 09 Apr 2015 | 0 comments
I have used a very short vbscript for the last few month in order to get some data out of the SMP agent interfaces, or to ascert certain (misbehaving) features. Today it proved itself to be very handy when a customer of mine was challenged to get a ...
Article by Ludovic Ferre | 26 Mar 2015 | 0 comments
When documenting our server installations, one of the time-consuming documentation line-items is the Windows Firewall. For our service development flexibility and speed, our Windows firewall management is not centralised. This has the disadvantage that ...
Article by ianatkin | 24 Mar 2015 | 0 comments
How to search a software update in patch remediation center using the advisory name? SMP 7.1 is pretty good enough to search for software bulletins if you know the bulletin name. What if you don’t know the bulletin name and all you have is the ...
Article by KESH MAN | 18 Mar 2015 | 1 comment
Through March 1 2015, Symantec Patch Solution supports the following vendors and applications: Vendor Product 7-Zip 7-Zip 3 7-Zip 7-Zip 4 7-Zip 7-Zip 9 Adobe Systems ...
Article by hugo_parra | 19 Feb 2015 | 1 comment
Inventory Solution will gather font data from client machines running supported versions of the Mac OS X operating system.  Font Types Inventory Solution will search for the following font types:   True Type Fonts:  FFIL ttf ...
Article by dougj | 28 Jan 2015 | 0 comments
It is important to know status of recent Symantec_CMDB database backups.That can be achieved directly in SMP Console. That can be easily achieved via report in SMP Console. You should be aware of timing and duration of each backup, so that you ...
Article by Jan Trnka | 26 Jan 2015 | 0 comments
Last week I took a look at ammending power plans in Windows 7. The aim was to create an Altiris job which ammended laptop power plans to stop them going to sleep when their lid was closed. This was for laptops which were likely to be used for ...
Article by ianatkin | 26 Jan 2015 | 0 comments