Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management SP3 Enterprise Edition provides comprehensive management of Windows servers and workstations, collectively referred to as devices. Both Windows and Linux devices can act as servers in Configuration Management.
Using the ZENworks Control Center management console, you can:
Discover deployable devices in your network and create deployment tasks to deploy ZENworks software to them
Manage and deploy software on your devices
Manage your device configuration and application settings through the use of policies
Automate the application of images and scripts
Remotely manage devices by using a secure and fast interface
Collect hardware and software inventory
Generate reports for policies, inventory, bundles, and messages
Convert and customize legacy software installations to industry standard MSIs for easy deployment
Manage delivery of software patches automatically and consistently to minimize vulnerabilities and issues
Manage your software assets
Using Linux Management, provide full life cycle management for Linux devices
Inventory and manage handheld devices
Implement endpoint security by combining security policy enforcement for data, devices, and connectivity under a single management console
The following sections further introduce you to the capabilities of ZENworks Configuration Management and provide a high-level overview of the ZENworks system architecture and administration.