2.0 Job Development Concepts

This document is written for individuals who assume the role of Novell® ZENworks® Orchestrator job developers, rather than network administrators or system technicians who later deploy the jobs that developers create. This document discusses the tools and technology required to create discrete programming scripts—called “jobs”—that control nearly every aspect of the Orchestrator product.

As a job developer, you need your own self-contained, standalone system with full access to your network environment. At one point or another, you will assume all system roles: job creator, job deployer, system administrator, tester, etc. For more information about jobs, see Jobs in the Novell ZENworks Orchestrator 1.3 Installation and Getting Started Guide.

This section provides conceptual information to help you create your own Novell ZENworks Orchestrator jobs: