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Data that can be migrated from the 6.x version of Patch Management Solution for Windows

ITMS 6.x Migration

Some of the Patch Management Solution for Windows 6.x items can be migrated.

Table: Patch Management Solution for Windows 6.x data migration reference

Item in 6.x

Can it be migrated?

Description

Custom severities list

Yes

Custom severities list is migrated.

Bulletin custom severity

No

Custom severities assignments are not migrated.

Software Update Agent policies settings

Yes

Your existing Software Update Agent policies (for example, your computer restart and notification settings) are migrated and converted into their version 7.5 equivalents.

Core Services settings - To location

Yes

This setting is migrated.

Core Services settings - From location

No

This setting is not migrated.

Patch package staging status

No

Patch packages are not compatible with 7.5.

Patch packages

No

Patch packages are not compatible with 7.5.

PMImport

No

You should run the Import Patch Data for Windows (PMImport) task as soon as possible after the installation of Patch Management Solution.

Reporting history for each client

No

Your reporting history is re-created after you install the Symantec Management Agent 7.5 and Software Update Plug-in 7.5 on the target computers. The reporting history re-creates automatically after the plug-in is installed and has sent the data to the Notification Server computer. A new agent database is used on the client computer, but the same data classes are used in version 7.5 as in version 6.x.

Default patch collections

No

Default patch collections are not migrated.

Status of bulletins (Enabled/Disabled)

No

Patch bulletins are not compatible with 7.5.