3.1 Understanding What the ZENworks Installation Does

The first time you install ZENworks 11 , you establish the Management Zone with a Primary Server, which is the first server you install to. Other Primary Servers can then be installed into that Management Zone.

The ZENworks installation program does the following during installation of your first Primary Server:

The ZENworks installation does the following during installation of any Primary Server:

The Adaptive Agent is installed on managed devices from files on the Primary Server. For more information, seeZENworks Adaptive Agent Deployment in the ZENworks 11 SP2 Administration Quick Start.

You have three installation methods:

To learn what you need to know before installing ZENworks, continue with Section 3.2, Gathering Installation Information.