Ghost Soulution Suite 3.3 Ru3 the Axengine will not remain running and in the event logs the it notes that the axengine has crashed.
Something similar to the following may be seen in the windows event logs
"Faulting application name: axengine.exe, version: 126.96.36.19942, time stamp: 0x5d40d377 Faulting module name: axengine.exe, version: 188.8.131.5242, time stamp: 0x5d40d377 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault offset: 0x002668b5 Faulting process id: 0x1ca8 Faulting application start time: 0x01d5672844f60a76 Faulting application path: E:\Program Files\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\axengine.exe Faulting module path: E:\Program Files\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\axengine.exe Report Id: 5a286481-6fae-4100-af1c-d07b83311671 Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative application ID: "
Ghost Solution Suite 3.3 RU3
Development has identified the source of this crash and has a fix planned to be included in the GSS 3.3 RU4 update.
You can apply the attached file as a workaround before the upgrade.
Program Files\Altiris\eXpress\Deployment Server\axengine.exe)