Platform Support Ghost Solution Suite 3.X

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Ghost Solution Suite

Issue/Introduction

This section lists the supported platforms for Ghost Solution Suite 3.3.

For the latest platform support information, refer to the following article:
Platform Support Matrix for Ghost Solution Suite 3.3


Note: For Platform Support matrix of version 3.0, 3.1 or 3.2, see the attached file.

Resolution

 

Ghost Solution Suite Server Installation

Windows Server versions

Windows Server 2016 (Standard Edition)

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008 (x64), including R2 and SP2

 

Note:

  1. Symantec Technical Support is unable to provide support for the installation, configuration or use of Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 3.x on a Domain Controller.
  2. Ghost Solution Suite does not support UEFI-based Linux computers.
  3. Ghost Solution Suite does not support Virtual Centers.

For more information refer to the following URL:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/INFO2800

SQL Server for Ghost Solution Suite Database

SQL Version

Microsoft SQL 2016 (x64) Enterprise Edition

Microsoft SQL 2016 SP1, SP2 Enterprise Edition

Microsoft SQL 2014 (x64)

Microsoft SQL 2014 (x86) Express Edition

Microsoft SQL 2014 (x64) Express Edition

Microsoft SQL 2012 SP4 (GSS 3.3 RU1 onwards)

Microsoft SQL 2012 (x64)

Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 SP3 Enterprise Edition

NOTE: If you use SQL Server Express 2014 database management system, refer to the following article for the list of supported operating systems:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143506(v=sql .120).aspx

 

Ghost Standard Tools

You can install the Ghost standard tools on the following Windows operating system:

Windows operating system

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows 10

Windows 8.1

Windows 8

Windows 7

 

Boot Disk Creator 

Note: In case of client operating system, Symantec recommends to install the Boot Disk Creator on x64 architecture only.

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012

Windows 2008 R2

Windows 10 (64-bit)

Windows 8.1 Update 1 (64-bit)

Windows 8.1 (64-bit)

Windows 8 (64-bit)

File systems

NTFS

FAT

EXT2/3

EXT4

RAW

XFS (ONLY for RHEL 7.0, 7.1, and 7.2)

 

Operating systems that can be managed as Ghost Solution Suite client computers

Windows

Version

Server version

Windows Server 2019 (GSS 3.3 RU1 onwards)

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008 (x64), including R2 and SP2

Client operating system

Windows 2016 Core (GSS 3.3 RU1 onwards)

Windows 10 Education (GSS 3.3 RU2 onwards)

Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 (GSS 3.3 RU1 onwards)

Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB

Windows 10 Redstone 6 Build 1903 (GSS 3.3 RU3 onwards)

Windows 10 1809 (codename- Redstone 5) (GSS 3.3 RU1 onwards)

Windows 10 Redstone 1803 (Codename- Redstone 4)

Windows 10 Version 1709 (Codename- Redstone 3) (3.2 RU5 onwards)

Windows 10 Version 1703 (Codename- Redstone 2) (3.2 RU2 onwards with limitation)

For details, read the following article:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC10554

Windows 8.1

Windows 8

Windows 7, including Embedded Standard, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions.

Note: Installing an automation folder on a Windows 7 EFI computer is not supported.

Mac

Mac OS 10.14 (Mojave)
Supported from 3.3 RU1 onwards

Note: Imaging is not supported.

macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)

Supported from 3.2 RU5 onwards

Note: Imaging is not supported.

macOS 10.12 (Sierra)

Supported from 3.1 M P5 onwards

Note: Imaging is not supported.

Mac OS X 10.11

Note: Imaging is not supported.

Mac OS X 10.10

Note: Imaging is not supported.

Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.4 (EXT 4)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (GSS 3.3 RU1 onwards) with limitations.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (EXT 4)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 (EXT 4)

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 x86_64

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 x86_64

Solaris SPARC 8, 9 (production agent only)

CentOS Linux release 7.4 (EXT 4)

CentOS 7.3 (EXT4)

Supported from 3.2 RU3 onwards.

For known issues, refer to the following article:

TECH257296


Table: List of Windows 10 PE supported for 3.3 and higher versions.

WinPE 10 version Supported from
WinPE 10 (1703) version with limitations 3.3 onwards
WinPE 10 (1803) 3.3 onwards
WinPE 10 1809 (Redstone 5) Refer to TECH257281 3.3 RU1 onwards
WinPE 10 1903 (Redstone 6) 3.3 RU3 onwards

 

Ghost Solution Suite Online Help

Attachments

Platform Support Ghost Solution Suite 3.0, 3.1 and 3.2.pdf get_app