SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 Full Support statement

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Article ID: 184967

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Management Platform (Formerly known as Notification Server)

Issue/Introduction

Starting from Symantec IT Management Suite 8.5 RU1, the Symantec Management Platform and related solutions support the management of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 client computers.

Resolution

List of supported solutions

Symantec IT Management Suite provides support for the following client computers:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
Following are the tested and supported components and functionalities of Symantec IT Management Suite on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 client computers.
  • Symantec Management Agent for UNIX, Linux and Mac
  • Deployment Solution
  • Inventory Solution
  • Monitor Solution
  • Network Discovery
  • Patch Management Solution
  • Software Management Solution
  • Suite Portals
  • Virtual Machine Management Solution

The following site-server fucntionality is supported:

  • Package 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

These are the known limitations in early support of  SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15:

Table: Known limitations for Deployment Solution

Issue

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Imaging task is not supported for Linux installation with GUID Partition Table. N/A
When you create a new Install Linux/ESX OS task, the SUSE Enterprise Linux Server 15 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 are not available from the OS Flavor drop-down list. N/A
The Apply System Configuration task to rename a SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 client computer, runs successfully, however after the client computer restarts, the name remains the same. N/A

Table: Known limitations for Virtual Machine Management

Issue

Article

In the Create Virtual Machine wizard, when you select a verion of the guest operating system, the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 versions are not available.

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