CUMULATIVE POST ITMS 8.7.1 POINT FIXES
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CUMULATIVE POST ITMS 8.7.1 POINT FIXES

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Article ID: 273903

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Products

IT Management Suite Client Management Suite Server Management Suite

Issue/Introduction

This cumulative point fix article contains fixes for SMP (Symantec Management Platform) and other Solutions for issues resolved for customers with ITMS 8.7.1 until the next ITMS version is released/installed.

Environment

ITMS 8.7.1

Resolution

SMP/SMA (Symantec Management Platform/Symantec Management Agent) Fixes:

Upgrade - SMA on SMP unable to get policies

Note: As part of this fix, make sure you also install "Remote_TS_8_7_1_PF_v1_20Sep2023.zip" on any Remote Task Server that you have.

N/A

Any console user can delete replicated MSD Policies N/A
Inventory Solution Licenses Not Being Released N/A
The original target empty after editing the cloned target N/A
Specified Report as filter for Import export rule disappears after page refresh N/A
AD Import computers rule imports some computers with name like PCNAME$

Note for this Pointfix:
If the Customer would like to return all previously AD imported computers name without $ in their name, then manually execute this SQL Query below:

update d set d.[ItemName] = SUBSTRING(d.[ItemName], 1, LEN(d.[ItemName]) - 1)
from Inv_Global_Active_Directory_Details dd
join ItemResourceType irt on irt.Guid = dd._ResourceGuid
join ItemString d on d.ItemGuid = irt.Guid and d.CultureId = 0
where d.[ItemName] like '%$'   

Or perform "Full AD Computers import" rule to update imported computer names to remove $ in their names.

 
Reducing persistent connection performance impact N/A
Dataclass with a Hyphen Causes Error "Incorrect syntax near -" N/A
No Delete context menu for software releases N/A
Replication is taking excessive time and showing as stuck at 3% for a long time N/A
After upgrade customers with hierarchy are unable to Delete Resources (no Delete option on Right click) N/A
SMP Server Memory Consumption Spiking N/A
SMA doesn't respect download throttling limits N/A
PFInstaller.exe failed on 'microsoft.vsa.dll' 277893

Some client machines are not reporting back after migrating them to a new SMP Server. Error code: The agent is revoked (0x80077003)

277129

NSE Queue on Client Machines is filling up with tons of NSEs

N/A

Some Cloned roles lost functionality after the upgrade

N/A


Download file:
 "SMA_SMP_8_7_1_PF_v8_20Feb2024.zip"
Install instructions are included in the Readme.pdf inside this attachment.

 

TS (Task Server) Fixes:

Upgrade - SMA on SMP unable to get policies

N/A
 

 


Download file:
 "Remote_TS_8_7_1_PF_v1_20Sep2023.zip"
Install instructions:
The pointfix available in Remote_TS_8_7_PF_v1_20Sep2023.zip is for remote Task Servers (This point fix only needs to be installed on remote Task Server(s) and NOT on the SMP Server itself) and it must be installed on all remote task servers manually by running pfinstaller2.exe with Administrator rights
 

 

SMF (Software Management Framework) Fixes:

Unable to edit Software release name

274931

   


Download file:
 "SMF_8_7_POST_1_v1_13Oct.zip"
Install instructions are included in the Readme.pdf inside this attachment.

 

ECV (Enhanced Console Views) Fixes:

ITMS Filters can be overwritten changing the Filter Definition

Note:
Both "SMA_SMP_8_7_1_PF_v7" and "ECV_8_7_1_PF_v3" point fixes must be installed. Otherwise if some of these point fixes aren't installed, then fix will not work.

N/A

Unable to see some Icons after Installing Point Fix for Non-Administrator Roles N/A
High memory usage caused by vAC_ComputerLicenseAndUsageByProductNoAsset 276449
Non-Admin can't add computers to filter in ECV after applying point fixes N/A


Download file:
 "ECV_8_7_POST_1_v3_09Jan2024.zip"
Install instructions are included in the Readme.pdf inside this attachment.

 

SWM (Software Management Solution) Fixes:

Automatically update related policies on software supersedence change. Performance issues

N/A

   


Download file:
 "SWM_8_7_1_PF_v1_24Oct2023.zip"
Install instructions are included in the Readme.pdf inside this attachment.

 

Patch (Patch Management Solution) Fixes:

Red Hat import fails because of inability to download channel metadata files

N/A

   


Download file:
 "Patch_8_7_1_PF_v1_18Oct.zip"
Install instructions are included in the Readme.pdf inside this attachment.

 

DS (Deployment Solution) Fixes:

Boot To task fails to select UEFI network device

N/A

Capture/Deploy Issue when Image Name Contains a Space 276166


Download file:
 "DS_8_7_1_PF_v1_18Oct.zip"
Install instructions are included in the Readme.pdf inside this attachment.

 

ULM (Unix/Linux/Mac) Fixes:

Adding macOS 14 (Sonoma) support to 8.7.1

 

Linux - Basic Inventory Not Sending - being held in /opt/altiris/notification/nsagent/var/queue

 


Download file:
 "ULM_8.7.1_PF_v1_08Nov2023.zip"
Install instructions are included in the Readme.pdf inside this attachment.

 

ITA (IT Analytics Solution) Fixes:

Error saving reporting server when configuring IT Analytics. 
User is now able to add Reporting Service which version name is like "Version 16.0.1114.11 de Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services" is used

278540

 

   


Download file:
 "ITA_8.7.1_PF_v1_26Jan2024.zip"
Install instructions are included in the Readme.pdf inside this attachment.

Additional Information

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249427 "CUMULATIVE POST ITMS 8.6 RU3 POINT FIXES"
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Attachments

SMA_SMP_8_7_1_PF_v8_20Feb2024.zip get_app
ITA_8.7.1_PF_v1_26Jan2024.zip get_app
Remote_TS_8.7.1_PF_v1_20Sep2023.zip get_app
SWM_8_7_1_PF_v1_24Oct2023.zip get_app
ECV_8_7_1_PF_v3_09Jan2024.zip get_app
ULM_8.7.1_PF_v1_08Nov2023.zip get_app
Patch_8_7_1_PF_v1_18Oct2023_1697660863106.zip get_app
DS_8_7_1_PF_v1_18Oct2023_1697660302823.zip get_app
SMF_8_7_POST_1_v1_13Oct_1697208927228.zip get_app