Feature Request: OS Deployment through the Internet Gateway (CEM) using USB Thumb Drive

During the last month, we are receiving multiple requests to allow the installation of an Operating System using a USB Thumb Drive over the Cloud. So I asked myself why not using Symantec Deployment Solution to accomplish this task? Short answer: Currently this is not implemented in the product. Long answer: Symantec / Broadcom doesn´t … Weiterlesen Feature Request: OS Deployment through the Internet Gateway (CEM) using USB Thumb Drive

Extended Patch Management Support

There are two new products in the price book for Endpoint Management Products (EPM) called "Extended Patch Management Support, Windows Server 2008 for 2021" and "Extended Patch Management Support, Windows 7 for 2021". These new SKUs enable customers to use an enhanced patch management data feed that includes metadata for extended support updates released by … Weiterlesen Extended Patch Management Support

Symantec Virtual User Group – Endpoint Management

Symantec hosts a Virtual User Group for Endpoint Management on 17th of November 2020 If you want to attend please register here. Agenda Endpoint Management within Symantec, A Division of Broadcom with Mike GrueberSymantec Endpoint Management Today with Jim BroniecThe IT team is critical to many companies’ approach to endpoint management, and may be utilizing any … Weiterlesen Symantec Virtual User Group – Endpoint Management

Quick tip: Symantec ITMS 8.5 RU3 and 8.5 RU4 Agent Push

When accessing the Symantec Management Console always make sure you are using a supported Browser. If not you see the following error when accessing the SMP Console ->Actions ->Agent/Plug-ins ->Push Symantec Management Agent -> Default Settings -> Push Install Settings -> provide credentials an click OK Failed to process web request: .....Invalid length for a … Weiterlesen Quick tip: Symantec ITMS 8.5 RU3 and 8.5 RU4 Agent Push

How to securely map a Drive for Deployment Server 7.x / 8.0 / 8.1 and 8.5 – Part II

Part 2: How to use loginw in a run script task There are multiple ways of using the generated .pwl File in scripts. I will show you how you could use it in two examples. The First example is a very simple one. The second example is a little bit more complex but it allows … Weiterlesen How to securely map a Drive for Deployment Server 7.x / 8.0 / 8.1 and 8.5 – Part II

How to securely map a drive for Deployment Server 7.x / 8.0 / 8.1 and 8.5 – Part I

In 2012 I wrote a Symantec Connect Aricle about: How to Securely Map a Drive in WinPE for Deployment Server 7.1. In this Article I want to renew how this works in DS 7.6, DS 8.0, DS 8.1 and DS 8.5. Introduction: Why you may need this? When you are using out-of-the-box tasks this is … Weiterlesen How to securely map a drive for Deployment Server 7.x / 8.0 / 8.1 and 8.5 – Part I

Symantec Installation Manager ADOMD.NET prerequisite missing

During the last weeks we tried to install Symantec Client Management Suite but failed because of a missing prerequisite. The ADOMD.NET 9.0 is requiered to install the Client Management Suite. When clicking on the link, the requirement usually gets you to the Microsoft download page for a File called: SQLServer2005_ADOMD_x64.msi. It seems that Microsoft decides … Weiterlesen Symantec Installation Manager ADOMD.NET prerequisite missing

Software Portal Task execution as currently logged-in User

Some customers are currently evaluating to install MSIX using Symantec ITMS Software Portal. They do not want to publish a policy - they rather want to publish a task in the Software Portal. Problem: When publishing a software task in the Software Portal, you are not able to select a Job / Task, you have … Weiterlesen Software Portal Task execution as currently logged-in User

Windows 10 Feature Update using Symantec ITMS – Lessions Learned

In this blogpost I will concentrate on how we are using Symantec ITMS 8.x to upgrade to the latest Windows 10 Feature Update using a Managed Software Delivery Policy. There are multiple methodes to run an Inplace Upgrade (IPU), for example you could also leverage Patch Management Solution to run the IPU, but in most … Weiterlesen Windows 10 Feature Update using Symantec ITMS – Lessions Learned