Collect ITMS evidence for Technical Support
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Collect ITMS evidence for Technical Support


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IT Management Suite Client Management Suite


 How can I collect ITMS evidence for Technical Support


ITMS 8.x


In most cases, what support needs is the Notification Server logs and/or the Symantec Management Agent logs.

The location for the Notification Server logs is C:\ProgramData\Symantec\SMP\Logs

The location for the Symantec Management Agent logs is C:\ProgramData\Symantec\Symantec Agent

  • Compress the log files - do not include any folders unless requested by support. Do not include other zip files that may be in the folder. 
  • Upload the files to your case in the Broadcom Support Portal:

An easy and convenient way to collect evidence for Altiris technical support via single executable, from Notification Server, Site Servers running on Windows and Windows clients.

Note: When used to collect Notification Server logs, it will also collect folders inside the logs folder, which is seldom if ever needed. Please archive these folders by moving them out of the logs folder prior to running this executable.

Collect tab:

  • Check/Un-Check the relevant check boxes to select, which data to collect.

Additional tab:

  • Add additional Folders and/or Files as instructed by technical support, to be archived and added to collected data destination folder.
  • Add additional registry keys as instructed by technical support, to be exported and archived, then added to collected data destination folder.

Collected evidence files can be uploaded manually via portal.


  • The tool requires elevated privileges (Administrator privileges), in order to collect the required information.
  • Leave the default selections unless otherwise instructed by your support engineer.
  • Please verify the collected information files and its contents. For further details, kindly refer to  Technical Support Terms and Conditions



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