Install the Java* Development Kit, version 1.5 or later, to create jobs and to compile a Java SDK client in the Orchestrator environment.The Orchestrator installer ships with a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) suitable for running Orchestrator jobs.
Components to write Python-based Job Description Language (JDL) scripts:
Eclipse version 3.2.1 or later. is the interface console accessed through the developer portal.
Product License: To expose full product functionality and access to all job examples, you should be provisioned with a 90-day trial license SKU. If not, you need to add additional example jobs to customize your setup profile to mirror a fully enabled Novell ZENworks Server. If you need to customize setup profile, go to Novell ZENworks Orchestrator 1.3 Installation and Getting Started Guide.
Development Environment: Set up your environment according to the guidelines outlined in
Network Capabilities: For Virtual Machine Management, you need a high-speed Gigabit Ethernet. For more information about network requirements, see
Initial Configuration: After you install and configure Orchestrator, start in the auto registration mode as described in
IMPORTANT:Because auto registration mode does not provide high security, make sure you prevent unauthorized access to your network from your work station during development. As you migrate to a production environment, be certain that promiscuous mode is deactivated.