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  • 1.  ITMS 8.6 RU1 Released

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Jul 13, 2021 02:18 PM
    Edited by Mike Grueber Jul 14, 2021 08:16 AM

    The Essential Security Products group of Broadcom's Identity Management Security division is pleased to announce the general availability of Symantec IT Management Suite 8.6 RU1.  The release can be downloaded from the Broadcom Support Download Center

    Highlights of the release include: 

    • Technical preview of Modern Device Management capabilities for MacOS devices
    • Symantec Management Agent support for
      • Windows 10 21H1
      • RedHat and CentOS 7.9 and 8.3
      • MacOS devices with Apple M1 chips
    • Symantec Management Agent UI enhancements
      • Filter capability added to Software Delivery tab
      • Ability to view Software Name, Version and Vendor from Software Delivery tab
      • NBS tab displays status of Net Boot Service (NBS) services and images
      • Ability to hide information regarding specified policies
    • Option to display all Symantec Management Agent notifications in Windows Action Center
    • Apple notarization of Symantec Management Agent installation package
    • Symantec Management Platform console enhancements
      • Option to clone a job without cloning the items included in the job
      • Ability to define default value for Package Server assignment
      • Full OS version and build number displayed in Resource Manager (can also be added to custom reports)
      • Manage Publications page retains filter and sort settings from previous session
      • Software Compliance Detailed Summary report shows devices on which Managed Software Delivery policy did not install software due to pending reboot
      • New privilege to define whether users can use Filter Builder
    • Deployment Solution enhancements
      • Option to create or recreate PXE images on individual Net Boot Services (NBS) servers
      • Ability to run jobs and tasks in WinPE environments using Cloud Enabled Management connection
    • ASDK: New CreateFolder2 method that can be used to specify the folder type when creating a folder.


    The technical preview of the MDM capabilities for MacOS devices is fully functional, but is disabled by default.  Customers using ITMS to manage MacOS devices are highly encouraged to try the functionality. For more information on enabling these capabilities, please contact me.

    Release Notes

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