Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management introduces architecture that is different from previous versions of ZENworks. To leverage the power and new features of ZENworks 10, you need to migrate from existing systems rather than perform a typical upgrade.
To migrate to Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management, do the following:
Review Section 2.0, Differences between ZENworks 10 Configuration Management and Traditional ZENworks to gain an understanding of how Configuration Management is different from traditional ZENworks.
(Optional) For an overview of Configuration Management, see ZENworks 10 Configuration Management Enterprise Edition Getting Started Guide. (Similar information is contained in the Standard and Advanced editions of the Getting Started Guide.)
Install ZENworks 10 Configuration Management to at least one server to establish the Management Zone where traditional ZENworks information can be migrated. For installation instructions, see the ZENworks 10 Configuration Management Installation Guide.
Migrate your traditional ZENworks installation to Configuration Management by using the instructions in:
(Optional) Migrate your traditional ZENworks Asset Management installation to Configuration Management by using the instructions in the Novell ZENworks 10 Asset Management Migration Guide.
(Optional) Install other software included in the various editions of Configuration Management by using the following guides:
Allows you to continue to standardize the way that you package, test, distribute, and manage your applications and patches.
Endpoint Security Suite Installation Guide (Enterprise Edition only)
Simplifies endpoint security by combining security policy enforcement for data, devices, and connectivity under a single management console, allowing organizations to manage, control, and enforce security policies for Removable Storage, Wireless Communications including MESH and WiMAX, Application Control, Machine Posture/Integrity, Data Encryption, and Advanced Personal Firewall.
ZENworks Linux Management Installation Guide (Advanced Edition only)
ZENworks Configuration Management directly manages only Windows devices. Therefore, if you want to manage Linux devices (servers or workstations), you must use Novell ZENworks Linux Management, which is available as part of the ZENworks 10 Configuration Management Enterprise Edition, or you can purchase Linux Management separately if you are installing the Standard or Advanced editions of Configuration Management.
ZENworks Handheld Management Installation Guide (Advanced Edition only)
Provides comprehensive management of handheld devices.
Get started in Configuration Management with the ZENworks 10 Configuration Management Administration Quick Start, which shows how to perform tasks to get you up and running.