GSS 3.2: Drives inventory not collected from macOS High Sierra (10.13) APFS formatted disks.

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Article ID: 171581

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Products

Ghost Solution Suite

Issue/Introduction

Get inventory task from an individual computer or a group of client computers ensures that the Ghost Solution Suite Database is updated with the latest computer properties information like:

  • Applications
  • Devices
  • Drivers
  • Hardware
  • Location
  • Network
  • Services
  • TCP-IP
  • General

Apple introduced a new proprietary APFS files system starting from macOS High Sierra (10.13.x).

Deployment (GSS) agent (adlagent) fails to collect and populate Drives information.

There are no errors, but Computer Properties -> Drives section remains unpopulated in GSS Console. 

Cause

There is a defect in the volume enumeration script.

Environment

GSS 3.2 up to and including RU6.

Resolution

The volume enumeration script will be corrected starting from GSS 3.2 RU7.

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