Before developing, deploying, and managing the Orchestrator jobs explained in this document, you should have a thorough understanding of how to deploy and manage all product components. These administrative tasks are explained in the following documents in both PDF and HTML formats:
The Novell ZENworks Orchestrator 1.3 Installation and Getting Started Guide introduces ZENworks Orchestrator 1.3, including its basic administration environment, which is accessed either through the Orchestrator console or the zos command line. It provides an introductory overview of Orchestrator components and explains how to install, monitor, and manage applications running on the Orchestrator. The guide provides basic startup and management instructions for system administrators.
The Novell ZENworks Orchestrator 1.3 Installation and Getting Started Guide provides basic information on how to deploy and manage specific, basic jobs on the ZENworks Orchestrator Grid Management Server using the resources available in the data center. Job managers typically have limited rights and responsibilities and are not expected to know the intricacies of the Orchestrator or to understand how to create the jobs themselves.
The Novell ZENworks Orchestrator 1.3 Virtual Machine Management Guide introduces Novell ZENworks Virtual Machine Management, including its basic administration environment, which is accessed through an Eclipse interface console, and its interface for developers, which is accessed through the developer portal. The guide provides an introductory overview of virtual machine management (VMM), explains how to install, monitor, and manage VMs and coordinate their management with applications running on the Orchestrator.
The Novell ZENworks Orchestrator 1.3 Job Management Guide provides in-depth information on the ZENworks Orchestrator Console, a thin-client browser console, and the ZENworks Orchestrator user grid command-line management and deployment tool. It is anticipated that developers will typically develop jobs using the zos command line tool, while higher level system administrators will use the ZENworks GUI-based interfaces to submit, deploy and run jobs and manage network resources.