ITMS 8.7 released

Since 14th February 2023 ITMS 8.7 is General Available

Highlights of the Symantec IT Management Suite 8.7 release include: 

  • Modern Device Management (MDM) support for Windows 10 and 11, enabling devices to be managed without the Symantec Management Agent
  • Patch Management –Compliance by CVE-ID (CISA) report that shows compliance with respect to only those CVE-IDs associated with a vulnerability on the CISA Known Exploit List
  • Software Management – Ability to condition the execution of tasks within Managed Software Delivery policies
  • Software Management – More granular control of end user deferral options within Managed Software Delivery policies
  • Software Management – Option to automatically update Managed Software Delivery policies to reflect changes in supersedence relationships between software components
  • Software Inventory – Windows file scan data limited to .EXE files by default to reduce amount of data transmitted to Notification Server
  • Basic Inventory – Delta data files reduce amount of data transmitted to Notification Server when change in connection type (CEM/non-CEM), local IP address or network adapter (physical adapter/VPN)
  • Basic Inventory – Collect Azure Tenant ID to distinguish devices owned by different customers
  • Deployment Solution – Install/upgrade plug-ins to Symantec Management Agent as part of provisioning process
  • Simplified experience of installing, upgrading and uninstalling Symantec Management Agent and plug-ins
  • Symantec Management Agent support
    • Windows 10 22H2 and Windows 11 22H2
    • Windows 10/11 IoT Enterprise
    • macOS 13 (Ventura)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.7, 9.0 and 9.1
    • Oracle Linux 8.7, 9.0 and 9.1
  • Database support for Microsoft SQL Server 2022
  • Hypervisor support for VMware ESXi 7.0
  • Symantec Management Console
    • Organizational view – ability to only show users, computers or printers and search by name
    • Report Builder – ability to filter list of expression values

Please see the ITMS 8.7 Release Notes for more information.

In the next Enpdoint Management March Office Hours the product leadership team will present what´s new in ITMS 8.7. You can register for the event here.

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