UPenn Software Licensing

Order Ghost



For instructions on how to order through the
Penn Software Licensing Portal click here.


Symantec Ghost™ Solution Suite is an industry leading and award winning solution for deploying and managing desktops, laptops, tablets, and servers. From a single management console, you can quickly and easily migrate to the latest operating systems, inventory machines, deploy software, and perform custom configurations across multiple hardware platforms and OS types including Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Symantec Ghost™ Solution Suite 3.2 includes the Altiris Deployment Solution 6.9 console and its core capabilities while adding key functionality from Ghost Solution Suite 2.5, including Ghost Cast Server, DeployAnywhere, Recovery Kit, and a streamlined no-cost database option for small environments.

Eligibility and Terms

Licensed to:

Departments of the University of Pennsylvania.

License Year:

August 1 - July 31
Users pay annual right to use licensing fee that must be renewed in July each year.




Ghost is available via PennBox. An invite to obtain the software will be send after purchase.


Users pay initial new license fee plus the maintenance fee for first year of use and a subsequent annual maintenance fee each July.  All departments are required to pay the annual maintenance fee each year to continue using the software. A department deciding to stop using Ghost must delete the software and notify OSL.

License Key:

 OSL sends out an email containing the .slf file


LSPs can contact ISC Client Care by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 215-898-1000 for assistance and liaison with Symantec Technical Support.


Please see the Symantec Ghost Solution Suite Data Sheet.

Additional Information:

A license is required for each system Ghosted and for each system onto which a Ghosted image is placed.

Ghost must be purchased in increments of 10 units.