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ohzone - CherylPeterson | 19 Aug 2011 | 0 comments

The Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine and Dev Pro Connections readers choice awards have opened up for voting. There are a number of Symantec products nominated in each award program and if you’re up for it, I invite you to visit the voting site and cast your votes. In some instances, there are more than one Symantec product per category. Since you can only vote in each category once, please just pick your favorite Symantec solution in those cases.

Votes can be cast here:

Windows IT Pro:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/windowsitpro-communi...

SQL Server Magazine:
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Andrew Bosch | 03 Aug 2011 | 0 comments

Symantec has released an update for Activity Center 7.1 SP1. The update includes a number of fixes and performance improvements.

Read more here:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO58413

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 29 Jul 2011 | 0 comments

Happy SysAdminDay!

I'm kicking myself for nearly letting this one sneak by without my notice! But how can I let the day pass without giving a shout out to all the Connect members to toil away and don't get nearly enough recognition?!

This day isn't as widely known as International Talk Like a Pirate Day but it's still a day that's dear to my heart because it's one day out of the year that recognizes YOU! Without you, I wouldn't have a job, so keep up the good work!

Go ahead, take tomorrow off!

Sean Yarger | 08 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

 

Let’s pretend for a moment that you’re on a business trip. You hear the boarding call for your flight and reach down to grab you laptop – only your laptop isn’t there. Whether it was left at security or snagged by another traveler in the terminal, your laptop is gone and your company data is at risk.

 

So what do you do? Typically you’ll need to make a call to the office, notifying your IT department of the incident. This call will initiate a chain reaction of events set into place to ensure measures are taken to secure the files and equip you with a new device to keep business running as usual. This process typically involves a series of forms, approvals, signatures, etc.

 

While it may sound simple, enforcing processes with effectiveness is one of hardest things for companies to do. With multiple people involved and steps required, any number of things can go wrong, slowing down the process –...

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 02 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

On June 9th (11am – 8pm) Symantec is hosting a Career Fair at our Springfield Oregon location, please join us for an opportunity to meet our Enterprise Support Services, Inside Sales and Finance/Business Operations teams. Walk-ins are welcome (resumes required).  More information can be found here: http://bit.ly/SymantecCareerFair

Triinu Gross | 01 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

At the following URL you can find a reference table to the IT Management Suite 7.1 SP1 documentation:

IT Management Suite 7.1 SP1 documentation

Triinu Gross | 30 May 2011 | 0 comments

Barcode Solution lets you speed up asset data entry, reduce errors, track and audit assets, and manage your inventory. Barcode Solution is part of the following suites:

  • Altiris™ Asset Management Suite from Symantec™
  • Altiris™ IT Management Suite from Symantec™

Before you can use the features of Barcode Solution, you must set up your environment.

The article at the following link explains how to do that: Setting up Barcode Solution

ohzone - CherylPeterson | 27 May 2011 | 0 comments

Symantec is hiring a Senior Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Management & Mobility, for the office in Lindon, UT

Please read the attached document for qualifications and how to apply.

Triinu Gross | 10 May 2011 | 0 comments

In the table below are the references to the release notes of the IT Management Suite 7.0 MR releases:

Ludovic Ferre | 30 Apr 2011 | 2 comments

The "Symantec Management Platform MR4" was release to SolutionSam yesterday via an update of the Symantec.pl.xml files [1].

This SMP MR4 comes on top of the current SMP SP5 release and includes numerous fixes provided in HOWTO36013 (the SP5 pointfix rollup).

Here are some important information's on the file itself:

  • MD5 hash: 5672d657e841f474eb54dc6edbf4f606
  • Modified Date: 2011-04-29 12:32
  • File size: 36,980,345 (36MiB)
  • Version: 7.1.10

Using CreateSolnSamMirror [2] we can see the changes in the package repository with a new addition of 7 directories and 75 files.

Note that the extracts below are extracted from the pl.xml file itself, and that the package files extensions are appended the "_info" to avoid any confusion with the real files (the _info files actually contain the file name, file hash (SHA256 used in SIM) the file size and full url).

The SolutionSam tree now contains...