Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Full Support statement
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Full Support statement


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IT Management Suite


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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 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS client computers.

List of supported solutions

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

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Following are the tested and supported components and fuctionalities of Symantec IT Management Suite on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS client computers:

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


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 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS client computers are as follows

Table: Known limitations for Inventory Solution



Server inventory data may not be properly gathered for Oracle server database on the client computers with Ubuntu Operating System. The reason for this limitation is that  Oracle Corporation does not officially support Ubuntu for Oracle database. N/A