Novell ZENworks 7 Glossary

This glossary gives you essential information about a variety of Novell® ZENworks® 7 and industry terminology used within ZENworks documentation.

Generic industry terms and those specific to third-party products are not defined in this section unless they are essential to or used with ZENworks 7.

Terms that also have a commonly used acronym or abbreviation have two entries: one for the spelled-out term and one for the abbreviation or acronym.


This guide is intended for use by ZENworks administrators or those who are learning about ZENworks for possible integration into their enterprise network.


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Additional Documentation

For additional ZENworks 7 information, see the Novell ZENworks 7 documentation Web site.

Documentation Conventions

In Novell documentation, a greater-than symbol (>) is used to separate actions within a step and items in a cross-reference path.

A trademark symbol (®, ™, etc.) denotes a Novell trademark. An asterisk (*) denotes a third-party trademark.

When a single pathname can be written with a backslash for some platforms or a forward slash for other platforms, the pathname is presented with a backslash. Users of platforms that require a forward slash, such as Linux or UNIX, should use forward slashes as required by your software.