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Altiris Agents on MacOS 12.3 not reporting inventory

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Article ID: 241388

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Products

Client Management Suite IT Management Suite

Issue/Introduction

All MacOS 12.3 are failing to run inventory and do not show the Sym Agent versions in the SMP console.  All other versions of MacOS are working fine when running the Delta Inventory tasks.

The task shows the following failure in the SMP Console:

Status: Failed
Return code: -2111635346

An unknown exception was thrown on server side
Failed to find the task handler

The Mac's aex-client.log showed the following errors:

INFO 2022-05-05 10:15:21.495       299  123145332514816  MachineID > sPrimaryUser(System Administrator) = sUser (root)
INFO 2022-05-05 10:15:21.495       299  123145332514816  MachineID > break
INFO 2022-05-05 10:15:21.505       299  123145332514816  PolicyManager > Msg: SendBasicInventory: Sent Basic Inventory.
WARN 2022-05-05 10:22:56.575       299  123145328173056  CTA-ExecThread > Failed to open connection to the task handler 'Altiris.InventoryAgent': 2147483742, Invalid argument
WARN 2022-05-05 10:22:56.577       299  123145330069504  CTA-ExecEngine > Task instance {1E4424E2-DA8D-4E40-A674-2F92226D5369} execution failed - could not open task handler.
INFO 2022-05-05 10:22:56.583       299  123145330069504  CTA-ExecEngine > void ClientTaskAgent::(anonymous namespace)::AExecEngineImpl::PostExecStatus(ClientTaskAgent::AExecResult &)

Cause

Confirmed that CEM (Cloud-Enabled Management) is being used and the CEM Agent Installation Package had become corrupted and the corrupted package had only be used on MacOS 12.3 machines

Environment

ITMS 8.6 RU2

Resolution

Re-created the CEM Agent Installation Package in the SMP Console found under:

Settings > Notification Server > Cloud-enabled Management > Setup > Cloud-enabled Management Setup > Symantec Management Agent Configuration tab

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