Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 and CentOS 7.5 Full Support statememnt


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Starting from Symantec IT Management Suite version 8.5 RU1, the Symantec Management Platform and related solutions support the management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 and CentOS 7.5 client computers.

List of supported solutions

IT Management Suite provides support for client functionality for the following operating systems:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5
  • CentOS 7.5

Following are the tested and supported components and fuctionalities of Symantec IT Management Suite on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 and CentOS 7.5 client computers:

  • Symantec Management Agent for Unix, Linux and Mac
  • Deployment Solution
  • Inventory Solution
  • Monitor Solution
  • Network Discovery
  • Patch Management
  • Software Management Solution
  • Suite Portals
  • Virtual Machine Management

The following site-server functionality is supported:

  • Package Server


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 7.5 and CentOS 7.5 early support are as follows

Table: Known limitations for Deployment Solution



When you run a Create Disk Image task for RHEL 7.5, the integrity check fails. The Deploy Image task also fails with the following error:

BORT: 18230, BrReadCRC32Entry: Invalid Fbuff->type: 30
When you run the Scripted OS Install task for CentOS 7.5 Desktop version, you have to manually select and set the language. N/A