The ZENworks Adaptive Agent provides the following Configuration Management features:
Asset Management (installed if Asset Management activated)
Bundle Management (installed by default)
Image Management (installed by default)
Patch Management (installed if Patch Management activated)
Policy Management (installed by default)
Remote Management (installed by default)
User Management (installed by default)
By default, all modules are installed on a device. However, you can uninstall, disable, or enable any of the modules at the Management Zone, device folder, and device levels before and after the agent deployment.
Review the following sections:
The ZENworks Adaptive Agent is deployed with the features selected at the Management Zone level. A selected feature is not installed only if it belongs to a product for which the license has expired or has been deactivated.
At the Management Zone level, you can install, enable, or disable the agent features before:
Creating and starting a new deployment task
Starting an existing deployment task
Downloading or deploying the agent manually
In ZENworks Control Center, click thetab.
In the Management Zone Settings panel, click, then click .
In the Agent Features panel:
If you do not want to install a feature, deselectnext to a feature. The selected feature is not installed on the device. If you choose to deselect all the features, then only the core agent is installed.
If you want to install but disable a feature, selectand next to a feature.The disabled feature is not uninstalled from the currently managed devices. The feature is installed on the device, but it is nonfunctional.
To save the changes, click.
The installation of Bundle Management, Remote Management, or User Management features requires a reboot of your device. The installation of Image Management feature requires a reboot only on Windows 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. You are prompted to reboot your device based on the selected reboot option.
You can now proceed to deploy the agent to a device manually or by using a task.
For information on how to deploy the agent by using a task, see Section 10.4, Using a Task to Deploy the Agent. For information on how to deploy the agent manually, see Section 10.5, Manually Deploying the Agent.
The ZENworks Adaptive Agent is deployed with the features selected at the Management Zone level. After deploying the agent to a device, you can do any of the following:
Change the agent settings configured at the Management Zone level
Override the Management Zone settings at the device folder or device level
The new settings are applied to the agent on a device refresh.
For more information on how to override and configure the settings for an existing agent, see ZENworks 10 Configuration Management System Administration Reference.