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Now available as Beta 2, the next-generation ZENworks 11 platform, due out later this year, will offer fully unified configuration, asset, patch, and now endpoint security management capabilities that can all be accessed from a single console. Building on Novell's flexible cross-platform systems management heritage, it will offer the broadest heterogeneous support across Windows and Linux devices, allowing companies to simplify their management and security needs with a single tool.
I am writing this post out of my quest for ZCM Bundle Action answers. I realized that the Bundle Actions and Schedules did not appear to behave exactly as I expected in ZENworks Configuration Management.
ZENworks can tell the difference between Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 7. Don't make it treat them all the same.
Submitted by: dmichael on Fri. 05.07.2010
Filed Under: ZENworks Cool Solutions, Cool Solutions, All Tech, All the Time
Topic: All-Tech ZENworks, Configuration, Shortcuts, Tips for Administrators, Upgrade, Versions, Windows, Windows XP, Workgroup, Workstation Association, ZENworks
Product: ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks for Desktops
A Custom Reporting ZLM Tool which encompasses generating custom HTML based reports of different types based on the underlying information in ZLM schema . These reports can be generated for different use cases or requirements related to bundles, packages, software updates, policies, inventory, logs and devices. It also provides some utility options applicable to better usage of reports .
Utilizing ZMAN and scripting on your primary server, you can ensure that the local administrator password changes once a week on all machines associated to the password change bundle. This can be scheduled via CRON, or run manually whenever the password needs to be changed. A record of all previous passwords and version numbers is maintained, and can be associated to the ZCM help desk accounts. NOTE: This script was written for a Linux primary server and is written in bash, however it could be modified to run in vbs and run on a Windows primary server.