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Deployment and Imaging

Public Group | Founded: 09 Mar 2011 | Serving 950 members

Welcome to Symantec Deployment and Imaging group!

This relaunched page is the one stop place for all things relating to Deployment and Imaging.

Content on this page includes:

  • New product announcements
  • How to videos and articles 
  • Product features under consideration (note some new features are confidential and cannot be shared)

A team of Symantec deployment and imaging experts will monitor content posted to this group and highlight the most useful information so it's easy to find. This team will also post content such as how to videos and sample tasks to make getting the most out of Deployment Solution and Ghost Solution Suite easier than ever. Members of this group will have access to configuration guidelines and best practices, valuable how to videos, and sample jobs and tasks that can be quickly leveraged to help you get the most out of Symantec's deployment and imaging technologies.

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Release overview

Current releases 

Deployment Solution 8.0 HF5 (Release Notes, Landing Page)

Ghost Solution Suite 3.1 MP5 (Release Notes, Landing Page)

Upcoming releases

Deployment Solution 8.1 (estimated Q2 2017)

Ghost Solution Suite 3.2 (estimated Q2 2017)

Notable end of life dates

Deployment Solution 6.9 - Dec 2016) (note that Ghost Solution Suite has incorporated the technology of DS 6.9 and is a direct like for like upgrade, contact sales about our ongoing license migration promotion)

Ghost Solution Suite 2.5 - June 2016

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Current features under consideration 

(Click for more details and to give feedback, we want to hear from you!)

Deployment Solution and Ghost Solution Suite 

Native .WIM (DISM) support (details to follow)

Deployment Solution specific

CEM support for Imaging (details to follow)

Ghost Solution Suite specific 

Ghost Solution Suite Web console (recompile the DS 6.9 web console with new .NET)

GSS Secure Disk Disposal service (details to follow)

 

Send us an enhancement here (make sure you choose the correct product)

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OS and Platform Support updates

Deployment Solution and Ghost Solution Suite Support Matrix

Recent updates:

  • RHEL 7
  • 4k Sector Drive Support (Deploy Only)
  • RHEL 6.6
  • RHEL 5.11
  • Windows 10 Redstone 1
  • OS X 10.11
  • OS X 10.12

Recently deprecated:

  • Windows 2008 Core
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0 (vSphere)
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.0
  • Mac OS X 10.6
  • Mac OS X 10.7
  • Mac OS X 10.8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 x86_64
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 x86_64
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • Debian Linux 5 (and prior) Stable
  • NetWare 6.5

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Our favourite links

ITMS 7.5 Videos on Deployment Solution
Outstanding Articles
How To Videos

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New video 03 Jan 2017
This 18 minute video shows you how to troubleshoot within WinPE.  We don't cover troubleshooting specific tasks within WinPE (e.g. DA or Deploy Image tasks), but this will show you how to find any information you may need while ...
New video 03 Jan 2017
This is part 1 of 4 videos to accompany the document Putting It All Together: Getting Started (Quick Start) Guide for Deployment Solution 7.1. The Quick Start guide is designed to bring someone new to fully utilizing the product in a test or very ...
New video 03 Jan 2017
This is part 2 of 4 videos to accompany the document Putting It All Together: Getting Started (Quick Start) Guide for Deployment Solution 7.1. The Quick Start guide is designed to bring someone new to fully utilizing the product in a test or very ...
New video 03 Jan 2017
This 25 minute video shows you how to work with Policies to get the most from Deployment Solution 7.1 and potentially resolve a common issue during upgrades where default policies may be broken. It is part 1 of three planned videos demonstrating useful ...
New discussion 15 Dec 2016
IT Management Suite 8.0 HF5 is now available, including the following high-lights: 54 issues reported by the customers (186 defects in total) Windows 10 feature updates supported Patch Management capabilities have been enhanced by adding ...