2.0 Policy Distribution Service

The Policy Distribution Service in Novell® ZENworks® Endpoint Security Management is a web service application that, when requested, distributes security policies and other necessary data to Endpoint Security Clients on endpoint computers in your enterprise. Endpoint Security Management security policies are created and edited with the Management Service's Management Console, then published to the Policy Distribution Service, from where they are downloaded by the client at check-in.

The following graphic illustrates the role of the Policy Distribution Service:

The following sections contain additional information: