Software update: Ghost Solution Suite 3.3 RU1




Ghost Solution Suite is a complete package for imagening and deploying images on computers such as thin clients, tablets, desktops, laptops and servers. It supports Linux, Mac and Windows operating systems and can use multicasting to provide different clients with the same image without burdening the network. In addition, it can keep an inventory of the installed software, also offer these as installations and then make updates. Symantec has released version 3.3 RU1 with the following changes:

What’s new in this release

In Ghost Solution Suite 3.3 RU1, the following new features are
OS and platform support
Support for Windows 2016 core as managed client with limitations.
Mac OS 10.14 (Mojave) as a client
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP4
Windows 10 1809 (Redstone 5)
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019
Windows Server 2019 as a client
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 as a client with limitations.
Windows 10 Build 1809 ADK
GhostCast Server improvements
To improve the ease of use of GhostCast Server in distributing an image, following enhancements are added in this release:
GhostCast Server General settings. These are global settings and are applied to all Distribute Image jobs unless specified in the job.
Option in Distribute Disk Image task to specify the GhostCast settings.
GhostCast Server Settings tab in the Schedule job.
Added Create Image job wizard in Ghost Solution Suite Web Console
Fixed Issues of Ghost Solution Suite 3.3 RU1
A permission error is displayed when you use the Active Directory security option.
If you do not select the Timeout after ___ seconds and proceed option of Initial Deployment, the job times out after 255 seconds.
The Ghost Console is unresponsive when the client ID exceeds 6,000,000.
General Exception is logged in the deployment logs when you deploy a disk image.
The Simple Search feature in Ghost Solution Suite console does not work if you try to filter based on IP address.
Ghost Solution Suite removes the SZE-related command line switches when you save the job.
Ghost image files are corrupted when you try to preserve a spanned image.
The Copy File task reports are not copied.
Data is not loaded in the Ghost Solution Suite Web Console when you use NT authentication to access the database.
Ghost Solution Suite Web console does not load information when SQL is off-set setup with the default NT authentication.
The Remote Agent Installer fails when you try to import a list of computers.
When a job that includes the PXE task is run, the IPXE defaults to next boot device instead of using the PXE package that is set as the default settings in the PXE manager.
If you resize the Console, all the expanded branches under Computers and Jobs are closed.
Version number 3.3 RU1
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
License type Paid


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