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updated discussion 27 Feb 2017
Ok I am having an issue getting Ghost boot disc to load. After looking around it appears that none of the boot items I have created have an OEM in them.  All of them list OEM extension .  I found another post stating that I need to add ghost32 and/or ghost64 binaries to my boot disk configuration.  I am sorry but I am not sure what this means or where I'm ment to put ...
new discussion 27 Feb 2017
How can you ?  Ive got the latest version of GSS 3.1 MP5 (DEMO) Before we purchase want to confirm this can do this ..  What I am trying to achive  I want ot create Ghost Cast Auto send session from the server as I dont want to have any server input to send the image if possible ?? How its working Boot Wizard (Windows PE) /Standard usb boot device Prompts with a ...
updated blog entry 24 Feb 2017
Customer FAQ: pcAnywhere EOL updated December 1, 2014 What is happening? Symantec announced the end-of-life (EOL) for the pcAnywhere™ product (standalone version) on May 5, 2014. There will be no replacement offering from Symantec.  Symantec also announced the EOL of pcAnywhere Solution as part of the release of IT Management Suite 7.6 on March 2, 2015.  Learn More about that ...
updated discussion 24 Feb 2017
I've been working with my Package Server running on the Notification Server, but it's getting to a point where the packages are taking up too much space and I'd like to move the Package Server to another Windows Server box for productivity reasons. I've installed the agent and package service on the non-NS server, but since doing that I've been getting errors on the NS and non-NS ...
updated discussion 27 Feb 2017
Ok I am having an issue getting Ghost boot disc to load. After looking around it appears that none of the boot items I have created have an OEM in them.  All of them list OEM extension .  I found another post stating that I need to add ghost32 and/or ghost64 binaries to my boot disk configuration.  I am sorry but I am not sure what this means or where I'm ment to put ...
new discussion 27 Feb 2017
How can you ?  Ive got the latest version of GSS 3.1 MP5 (DEMO) Before we purchase want to confirm this can do this ..  What I am trying to achive  I want ot create Ghost Cast Auto send session from the server as I dont want to have any server input to send the image if possible ?? How its working Boot Wizard (Windows PE) /Standard usb boot device Prompts with a ...
updated discussion 24 Feb 2017
I've been working with my Package Server running on the Notification Server, but it's getting to a point where the packages are taking up too much space and I'd like to move the Package Server to another Windows Server box for productivity reasons. I've installed the agent and package service on the non-NS server, but since doing that I've been getting errors on the NS and non-NS ...
discussion comment 24 Feb 2017
updated article 16 Feb 2017
So quite a few of us will have older packages from the XP days still lying about in use, or ones where the software's been updated but the tweaks around shortcuts etc. have just been kept the same. Things like this: Copy "C:\Program Files\myprogram\desktop.lnk" "C:\Users\All Users\Desktop\." /yBut the 2016 (1607) Long Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) Edition of Windows 10 doesn't have all these ...
updated article 15 Feb 2017
We have installed SMA on broad variety of Linux releases, but when I installed SMA 7.6 recently on SUSE 13.2 it failed to start. Installation completed pretty smoothly, but agent reported error "INTEGER EXPECTED" and failed to start. I have located that issue in following script: # define SYSTEMD_NO_WRAP to avoid using SLE 12+ systemd wrapper in rc.status. ET:3685839 suse_version=`cat ...
updated article 13 Feb 2017
To better share information on supported platforms in the Symantec Deployment products this series of articles provides updates on the OS and hardware platforms either deprecated, supported, in progress or not currently being considered. Please use the articles to give your feedback on how and why you would like platforms to be considered. If an OS or platform is not mentioned ...
updated article 13 Feb 2017
RHEL 5.11 is supported from: Deployment Solution 7.5 SP1 HF5 We are still working on this in GSS, please reply here to add your request for this support. Note: while we cannot respond to all comments directly or guarantee that support will be added we do read all comments and use them to help drive our roadmap.
updated article 13 Feb 2017
Windows 10 Restone 1 is supported as of: DS 8.0 HF4 GSS 3.0 MP4 Note: while we cannot respond to all comments directly or guarantee that support will be added we do read all comments and use them to help drive our roadmap.
updated article 13 Feb 2017
Deployment Solution 7.x Supported. Deployment Solution 6.9  Solution EOL Deployment Solution users can upgrade to GSS 3.x for Mac OS X 10.10 support (management only). Ghost Solution Suite  Supported (management only) Note: while we cannot respond to all comments directly or guarantee that support will be added we do read all comments and use them to help drive our ...
updated blog entry 24 Feb 2017
Customer FAQ: pcAnywhere EOL updated December 1, 2014 What is happening? Symantec announced the end-of-life (EOL) for the pcAnywhere™ product (standalone version) on May 5, 2014. There will be no replacement offering from Symantec.  Symantec also announced the EOL of pcAnywhere Solution as part of the release of IT Management Suite 7.6 on March 2, 2015.  Learn More about that ...
updated blog entry 22 Dec 2016
To make it easier to find past and upcoming webcasts related to Symantec Endpoint Management solutions, I'm creating this blog post and will keep it updated over time. The links below for past webcasts will include the recording and Q&A. The links for upcoming webcasts will send you to the registration page. Enjoy! Webcast Topic: Patching Windows 10 and Office 365 Date: December 13, ...
new blog entry 11 Nov 2016
WEBINAR: Effective Patch Strategies for Windows 10 and Office 365 TIME: 9:00 AM (PST) / 12:00 PM (EST) SPEAKER: Damon Covey, Director of Regional Product Management Microsoft has made significant changes in how they provide updates to Windows 10 and Office 365.  These changes have caused confusion and additional complexity for many enterprises. Please join us for this special webcast to ...
updated blog entry 09 Oct 2016
For Linux environments that use Systemd, you may encounter issues with the ITMS Linux Agent on boot. The reason for this is that ITMS installs '/etc/init.d/altiris' as the control script for the Agent. This control script is not aware of Systemd dependency mechanisms. In the event that the Local file system is not mounted, particularly '/opt', the 'altiris' service will fail to start. This ...
new download 31 Oct 2016
This is a quick and easy SQL report which will list any device which has a Public IP address assigned to a network interface.  You can use this to determine which systems in your environment are exposed to the internet (hopefully with some sort of host based firewall installed).   Note that for this report, I'm presuming ignoring anything which uses a private address (per RFC1918), ...
download comment 04 Oct 2016
updated event 22 Feb 2017
NetX a Symantec Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer over 20 different Symantec Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  Symantec Deployment ...
updated event 22 Feb 2017
NetX a Symantec Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer over 20 different Symantec Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  The Symantec ...
updated event 21 Feb 2017
Join us for the next New York Endpoint Management User Group meeting -- rescheduled to April 12, 2017 from 11:30 to 3:00 pm, at Guggenheim Partners, 330 Madison Avenue in Manhattan.  Lunch will be served! Agenda: Welcome & Introductions -- Jared Freeman  Customer Lunch & Networking Session Symantec Presentation: All about IT Management Suite 8.1 Customer Q&A and ...
updated event 02 Feb 2017
Please join us for the next Kansas City Endpoint Management User Group meeting on Thursday, February 9, from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm. Lunch will be provided! Welcome & Introductions – Ziggy Jarczyk Customer Lunch & Networking Session Customer Presentation: Ziggy Jarczyk, JCCC -- Surprise! Customer Q&A and Discussion Customer Presentation: Don Platt, Velociti -- Leveraging Altiris for ...
updated event 31 Jan 2017
Please join us for our South Africa Endpoint Management User Group meeting on Tuesday, 7th March 2017, from 9.00am to 12.00 with lunch to follow. Afterwards please join Symantec for an optional round of golf. During the day you will hear from Symantec experts the latest news and roadmaps for the next releases of Endpoint Management, as well as the best practice approach to patching and a ...
new event 30 Jan 2017
Please join us for the next Houston Endpoint Management User Group meeting -- Tuesday, April 11 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm at the offices of Helix Energy Solutions Group: 3505 West Sam Houston Pkwy N #400, Houston, TX 77043. Lunch will be served! Agenda: Welcome & Introductions Lunch (during the first presentation) Symantec Presentation: Overview of IT Management Suite 8.1 and Roadmap (+ ...
updated event 24 Jan 2017
Please join us for the next Chicago Endpoint Management User Group meeting on February 10 from 9am to 1pm Guggenheim Partners, 2455 Corporate W. Drive, in Lisle, IL.  Lunch will be served! Agenda: Welcome & Introductions Symantec Presentation: “Leveraging custom inventory to solve common IT challenges” – James Broniec, EPM Architect Partner Presentation: NetX (remote ...
updated event 13 Jan 2017
Please join us for the next Denver EPM User Group meeting on April 5, 2017 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm at Great-West Financial: 8515 E. Orchard Road Greenwood Village, CO 80111. Lunch will be served! Agenda: 11:00 – 11:30: Welcome and Introductions – Chase Nimmer 11:00 – 11:30: (Lunch served during the first presentation) 11:30 – 12:30: Symantec Presentation: All about ITMS ...
updated event 05 Jan 2017
Please join us for the next Twin Cities Endpoint Management User Group meeting on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Ramsey County’s building on 90 Plato Blvd. West (Plato Conference Room), in Saint Paul. Lunch will be served! Agenda Welcome & Introductions Symantec Presentation: ITMS Roadmap + Software Management / Patch Management Partner ...
updated video 03 Jan 2017
Bay Dynamics recently announced the availability of the standalone IT Analytics Server 2.1, which includes an enhanced web based cube browser. This video walks you through how as an existing Symantec IT Management Suite customer, you can leverage IT Analytics Server to visualize your cube data and take advantage of its benefits.
updated video 03 Jan 2017
"Free Your IT to focus on what really matters to your business, while giving your end users the consumer e-commerce experience they’re accustomed to. Actionable Integration: ServiceNow to Altiris makes this possible with a tight integration between ServiceNow and software deployment solutions like Symantec’s Altiris Endpoint Management Platform. In this video we’ll demonstrate the recently ...
updated video 03 Jan 2017
In this video, Stu Harris of ITS Partners, goes in depth to compare asset data with inventory data in Altiris Asset Management Suite.  If you want to contact Stu Harris for more information, feel free to drop him an email at sharris@itsdelivers.com
updated video 03 Jan 2017
In this presentation, we will preview the new capabilities in the Altiris platform provided by Bomgar technology with a focus on their integrated solution with ITMS 7.6 and how you can drive down support costs, improve end user satisfaction and manage any device in your organization – no matter where it is!
updated video 03 Jan 2017
THE CHALLENGE Advancements in consumer product and delivery experiences have set high expectations for corporate IT. Today’s employees expect the service desk to know everything about everything connected to the corporate network, and to provide real time delivery on requests. The employees are often disappointed by opaque handoffs, unexplained delays, and lack of consistency. IT’s default ...
updated video 03 Jan 2017
In this screencast Rasmus Ronlev, Lead Solution Architect for ITS Partners will walk you through some visible and valuable feature changes in ITMS 7.6 at both the server and client level. If you would like to watch in HD, you can view it here. To learn more, be sure to visit us our website.
updated video 03 Jan 2017
In this Video we will discuss how to add simple automation to the boot disks created with the BDC.  Additionaly we will add command line switches to the ghost32.exe and ghost64.exe.    For referance see Apendix A from the Ghost Implementation Guide  for more use examples.  See Switches: Alphabetical list of switches for a list of most of the ghost ...
updated video 03 Jan 2017
This is a walk through of adding windows 8.0 (PE 4) Drivers to the Symantec Boot Disk Creator from TECH 223404. I will follow the steps noted in TECH227489.   We will go over how to download, extract driver files from the NIC manufacturer web page.   You will need to add drivers to the Boot Disk Creator if your Ghost boot disk boots up but you do not have network ...
updated idea 24 Feb 2017
Dear Team,  We are unable to get serial number of system in default view of client details in SEPM Console. But while going in details of client it showing all the details including serial number.​ Please add these details in next version of SEPM or in existing version it avalible please inform ...
new idea 20 Feb 2017
In Patch Management 7.X the reboot notifications would show the time when the reboot would be forced. In 8.0 there is now a time bar showing when the reboot will be forced if the user ignores the message instead. The notfication message now gets a time stamp of when the notification was generated. Please bring back the old behavior where the final forced reboot time would be ...
new idea 17 Feb 2017
Many Smaill companies with only a few desktop computers/laptops only operate a single server environment, and are unwilling to finance an additional server to install the SEPM. therefore it would be helpfull to these is the SEPM could be installed on Microsoft Server 2016 domain controllers. It works quite well on earlier server OS versions as domain controllers.
updated idea 16 Feb 2017
With Altiris7 we are stuck to use Internet Explorer 7. I'd really like to see FULL browser support for any of the major browsers on any common platform. This should function under Windows, but I'd also like to have full console functionality when using a Linux or MAC platform to access it.
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