13.6 Join Proxy

You can view the Join Proxy role properties of a devices which includes the current status of the device, port, maximum connections, and connection poll interval; however, you cannot edit the details on this page.

ZENworks Configuration Management lets your ZENworks administrator enable the Join Proxy role on a ZENworks version 11.3 or later Linux or Windows device to perform remote management operations on Windows managed devices that are in a private network.

To view Join Proxy role information:

  1. Right-click the ZENworks icon ZENworks icon in the notification area.

  2. Click Technician Application.

  3. In the left navigation pane, under Satellite, click Join Proxy.



    Current Status

    Displays one of the following statuses:

    • Active: The Join Proxy service is running after the successful configuration of the Join Proxy role.

    • Disabled: The Join Proxy role is not configured for the device.

    • Stopped: The service is not starting, either because the port used for connection is not available or is already in use.


    Displays the port on which the Join Proxy listens for connections.

    Maximum Connections

    Displays the specified limit on the number of devices allowed to connect to the Join Proxy.

    Connection poll interval

    Displays the specified time interval for the Join Proxy to check if the devices are still connected to it.