Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 and CentOS 7.4 Early Support statement

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Article ID: 179230

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Management Platform (Formerly known as Notification Server)

Issue/Introduction

 

Resolution

Symantec IT Management Suite 8.1 RU4

Initial testing performed by Symantec shows that a range of the Symantec IT Management Suite functionalities can be used to manage client computers that use Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.4 and CentOS 7.4.

The scope of support is limited to specific components and solutions as indicated below as well as version 8.1 RU4 of the Symantec IT Management Suite. Additional limitations may apply. If so, they are listed under the Known limitations section.

Symantec will issue a Full Support statement once the full testing of the new operating systems is performed and all the known limitations are addressed.

List of supported solutions

Symantec IT Management Suite provides support for client functionality for the RHEL 7.4 and CentOS 7.4.
The Early Support functionality is limited to the following components and solutions of the IT Management Suite:
  • Symantec Management Agent for UNIX, Linux and Mac
  • Deployment Solution
  • Inventory Solution
  • Monitor Solution
  • Network Discovery
  • Patch Management Solution
  • Software Management Solution
  • Virtual Machine Management Solution

Note:

The components and solutions that are not explicitly listed above are not supported. The usage of those might lead to undesirable outcomes.

Known limitations

The known limitations in the RHEL 7.4 and CentOS 7.4 early support are as follows

Table: Known limitations for Deployment Solution

Issue

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When you run the Scripted OS Install task for RHEL/CentOS 7.4 on client computers you must enter the licensing information manually to successfully complete it. N/A
The Scripted OS Install task for CentOS 7.4 Server version fails while setting up the installation source. N/A
When you run the Scripted OS Install task for CentOS 7.4 Desktop version, you have to manually select and set the language. N/A