Platform Support Ghost Solution Suite 3.3

Ghost Solution Suite Server Installation

This section outlines the platforms that support the installation of Ghost Solution Suite Server.
Ghost Solution Suite Server Installation
Microsoft Server operating system
Ghost Solution Suite Console
Ghost Solution Suite Web Console
Windows Server 2008 (x64), including R2 and SP2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019
3.3 RU4 onwards
3.3 RU4 onwards
"✓" denotes that the platform is supported.
"✕" denotes that the platform is not supported.
  • Ghost Solution Suite does not support Virtual Centers.
  • Ghost Solution Suite Web Console does not support coexistence with WSUS.
  • 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.

SQL Server for Ghost Solution Suite Database

This section outlines the Microsoft SQL Server versions that support the installation of the Ghost Solution Suite Console.
SQL Server for Ghost Solution Suite Database
Microsoft SQL Server version
Ghost Solution Suite Console
Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 SP3 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft SQL 2012 (x64)
Microsoft SQL 2012 SP4
3.3 RU1 onwards
Microsoft SQL 2014 (x64)
Microsoft SQL 2014 (x86) Express Edition
Microsoft SQL 2014 (x64) Express Edition
Microsoft SQL 2016 (x64) Enterprise Edition
Microsoft SQL 2016 SP1, SP2 Enterprise Edition
Microsoft SQL 2017
3.3 RU4 onwards
Microsoft SQL 2019
3.3 RU4 onwards
"✓" denotes that the Microsoft SQL Server version is supported.
If you use SQL Server Express 2014 database management system, refer to the following article for the list of supported operating systems:

Ghost Standard Tools and Boot Disk Creator

This section outlines the platforms that support the installation of the Ghost Standard Tools and Boot Disk Creator.
Ghost Standard Tools and Boot Disk Creator
Microsoft operating system
Ghost Standard Tools
Boot Disk Creator
Windows 7
Windows 8
!
64bit
Windows 8.1
!
64bit
Windows 10
!
64bit
Windows 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019
3.3 RU4 onwards
3.3 RU4 onwards
"✓" denotes that the platform is supported.
"✕" denotes that the platform is not supported.
"!" denotes that the platform has limited support.
In the case of client operating systems, Symantec recommends that the Boot Disk Creator be installed on x64 architectures only.

Windows 10 Pre-installation Environment (WinPE)

This section outlines the Windows 10 Pre-installation Environment (WinPE) versions supported in Ghost Solution Suite 3.3.
Windows 10 Pre-installation Environment (WinPE)
WinPE 10 version
Ghost Solution Suite version
WinPE 10 1703
3.3 onwards
WinPE 10 1803
3.3 onwards
WinPE 10 1809
3.3 RU1 onwards
WinPE 10 1903
3.3 RU3 onwards
WinPE 10 2004
3.3 RU4 onwards

Ghost Solution Suite Client Computers

This section outlines the operating systems supported in the management of client computers in Ghost Solution Suite 3.3.
Windows platforms
Microsoft operating system
Can be managed as a Ghost Solution Suite client computer
Windows 7 Embedded
!
Installing an automation folder on a Windows 7 EFI computer not supported
Windows 7
!
Installing an automation folder on a Windows 7 EFI computer not supported
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
3.3 RU2 onwards
Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB
Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019
3.3 RU1 onwards
Windows 10, version 1703
Windows 10, version 1709
Windows 10, version 1803
3.3 onwards
Windows 10, version 1809
3.3 RU1 onwards
Windows 10, version 1903
3.3 RU3 onwards
Windows 10, version 1909
3.3 RU4 onwards
Windows 10, version 2004
3.3 RU4 onwards
Windows 2008 (x64)
Windows 2008 R2
Windows 2008 SP2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 (Core)
!
3.3 RU1 onwards
with limitation
1
Windows Server 2019
3.3 RU1 onwards
Windows Server 2019 (Core)
!
3.3 RU1 onwards
with limitation
1
Windows Server, version 1903
!
3.3 RU1 onwards
with limitation
1
Windows Server, version 1909
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitation
1
Windows Server, version 2004
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitation
1
"✓" denotes that the operating system is supported.
"!" denotes that the operating system has limited support.
1
The Ghost Solution Suite Console does not support the installation of the Ghost Solution Suite agent using the Remote Agent Installer.
For more information about the Ghost Solution Suite agent installation with dagent.msi, see Installing Ghost Solution Suite agent for Windows
Linux platforms
1
Linux operating system
Can be managed as a Ghost Solution Suite client computer
RedHat 5.0 - 5.11
RedHat 6.0 - 6.10
RedHat 7.0 - 7.7
RedHat 8.0 - 8.1
3.3 RU4 onwards
CentOS 5.0 - 5.11
CentOS 6.0 - 6.10
CentOS 7.0 - 7.7
CentOS 8.0 - 8.1
3.3 RU4 onwards
Ubuntu 10.04
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
Ubuntu 12.04
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
Ubuntu 14.04
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
Ubuntu 16.04
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
Ubuntu 18.04
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
Debian 5.0
Debian 6.0
Debian 7.0
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
Debian 8.0
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
Debian 9.2
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
Debian 10
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitations
2
SUSE 10
SUSE 11
SUSE 12
SUSE 15
"✓" denotes that the operating system is supported.
"✕" denotes that the operating system is not supported.
"!" denotes that the operating system has limited support.
1
For more information about imaging support from 3.3 RU4 onwards, see
File Systems
.
2
The Ghost Solution Suite agent functionality has the following limitations:
  • Installation of the Ghost Solution Suite agent is not supported.
  • Only imaging with the Ghost imaging tool is supported.
Mac plarforms
Mac operating system
Can be managed as a Ghost Solution Suite client computer
Mac OS 10.10
!
Imaging not supported
Mac OS 10.11
!
Imaging not supported
Mac OS 10.12
!
Imaging not supported
Mac OS 10.13
!
Imaging not supported
Mac OS 10.14
!
Imaging not supported
"!" denotes that the operating system has limited support.

Firmware and Partition Table Standards

This section outlines the firmware and partition table standards that Windows and Linux platforms support in standard imaging and deployment tasks.
Firmware and Partition Table Standards
Platform
Basic Input/Output System (BIOS)
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI)
Master Boot Record (MBR) partition table
GUID Partition Table (GPT)
Windows
Linux
!
3.3 RU4 onwards
with limitation
1
"✓" denotes that the platform is supported.
"✕" denotes that the platform is not supported.
"!" denotes that the platform has limited support.
1
On Linux computers, you can capture and deploy images for disks with the GPT only if the disks do not have bootable partitions.

File Systems

This section outlines the file systems supported in standard imaging and deployment tasks.
Windows platforms
Microsoft operating system
NTFS
FAT32
FAT16
Windows 7 Embedded
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB
Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019
Windows 10, version 1703
Windows 10, version 1709
Windows 10, version 1803
Windows 10, version 1809
Windows 10, version 1903
Windows 10, version 1909
Windows 10, version 2004
Windows 2008 (x64)
Windows 2008 R2 and 2008 SP2
Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016 (Core)
Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019 (Core)
Windows Server, version 1903
Windows Server, version 1909
Windows Server, version 2004
"✓" denotes that the platform is supported.
Linux platforms (3.3 RU4 onwards)
Linux operating system
Standard primary
Logical Extended
Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
EXT 2/3/4
XFS
SWAP
EXT 2/3/4
XFS
SWAP
EXT 2/3/4
XFS
SWAP
RedHat 5.0 - 5.11
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
RedHat 6.0 - 6.10
RedHat 7.0 - 7.7
RedHat 8.0 - 8.1
CentOS 5.0 - 5.11
N/A
N/A
N/A
CentOS 6.0 - 6.10
CentOS 7.0 - 7.7
CentOS 8.0 - 8.1
Ubuntu 10.04
N/A
N/A
N/A
Ubuntu 12.04
N/A
Ubuntu 14.04
N/A
Ubuntu 16.04
N/A
Ubuntu 18.04
N/A
Debian 5.0
Debian 6.0
Debian 7.0
Debian 8.0
Debian 9.2
Debian 10
SUSE 10
SUSE 11
SUSE 12
SUSE 15
"✓" denotes that the platform is supported.
"✕" denotes that the platform is not supported.
"N/A" denotes that the platform is not applicable.