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ENGL ImageInvoker

Imaging front-end with deployment menus and job scheduler for GSS 3.x


ImageInvoker 1.0 was created by Ian Atkin (Altiris specialist at Oxford University) in conjunction with Hannah Massie (Incit Technology) for Symantec Deployment Solution (DS) 6.9. Parts of ENGL ImageInvoker 2.0 have been kindly provided by Oxford University under an Open Source license. Ian Atkin continues to be involved in the future direction of ImageInvoker as an ENGL stakeholder.


ImageInvoker is compatible with the following:

  • Ghost Solution Suite (GSS) 3.x

Release history

This release note includes the following topics:

Known issues

The following are known issues in ImageInvoker 2.0.2:

  • Issue
    CTRL+C will cause the Linux client to exit

ENGL ImageInvoker 2.0.2 [Build 1129]

December 5, 2019

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Support for installation on Server 2016
  • Updated: Process to determine a unique computer name in GSS
  • Updated: Installer includes necessary VC++ runtimes
  • Updated: Menu items will be sorted alphabetically

ENGL ImageInvoker 2.0.1 [Build 1102]

April 11, 2018

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Added: Domain authentication where user domain is trusted by GSS server domain (domain login can now be performed using <DOMAIN>\<USERNAME> or <USERNAME>@<DOMAIN>)
  • Fixed: Menus are not returned when a user has multiple applicable group memberships provisioned in the GSS console
  • Fixed: WinPE client on high-resolution display can cause login and menu row height to be incorrectly sized
  • Fixed: WinPE client long GSS folder and job names are truncated in menu(menu width will now auto - resize)

ENGL ImageInvoker 2.0 [Build 1081]

August 2, 2017

The following changes are included in this release:

  • Symantec Ghost Solution Suite (GSS) 3.x support
  • Linux and WinPE client (32 and 64-bit)
  • Inactivity timeout countdown
  • Secure authentication (password, local server or domain)
  • Deployment menu (flat and hierachical)
  • Computer renaming (configurable)
  • Job scheduler
  • Full content encryption between client and server