Windows 10 Creators Update Full Support statement for ITMS 7.6

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Article ID: 184945

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Symantec Products Management Platform (Formerly known as Notification Server)

Issue/Introduction

IT Management Suite 7.6

IT Management Suite 7.6, including the Symantec Management Platform and related solutions, supports the management of Windows 10 Creators Update (Windows 10 version 1703).

Resolution

List of supported solutions

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

  • Windows 10 Creators Update x86
  • Windows 10 Creators Update x64

Following are the tested and supported components and functionality of IT Management Suite 7.6 on Windows 10 Creators Update (Windows 10 version 1703) client computers:

  • Symantec Management Agent
  • Deployment Solution

Note: The support for Deployment Solution is added in 7.6 HF7 Pointfix.

  • Inventory Solution
  • Patch Management Solution
  • Power Scheme
  • Software Management Solution
  • Symantec Workflow
  • Task Management
  • Real-Time System Management
  • Virtual Machine Management The following site-server functionalities are supported on Windows 10 Creators Update:
  • Package Server
  • Task Server

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 in Full Support of Windows 10 Creators Update

Following are the known limitations in Full Support of Windows 10 Creators Update: 

  • Deployment Solution
  • Software Management Solution 
Table 1 Known limitations for Deployment Solution
Issue Description
Scripted OS installation task freezes on client computers. When you run a scripted OS installation task for Windows 10 Creators Update, the process freezes on client computers, on the Regional Setting page, and requires manual input
The Prepare for Image Capture task fails The Prepare for Image Capture task fails when you upgrade to Windows 10 Redstone 1 (1607) and Windows 10 Redstone 2 (1703).
The Partition Disk task does not work  For 7.6 roll-up release, the Partition Disk task does not work for any version of WinPE10. For more details, see the following articel: https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.HOWTO126076.html
Automation folder and PXE images are not supported for several Windows OS

Automation folder and PXE images that are created using WinPE10 are not supported for following Operating Systems:

■ Windows XP

■ Windows 2003

■ Windows Vista

■ Windows 2008

■ Windows 7

■ Windows 2008 R2 

 

Table 2 Known limitations for Software Management Solution
Issue  Description
Software installation into a virtual layer does not work. The software installation into a virtual layer via Managed Delivery Policy does not work. The activation of layer fails with error code 1040.