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Upgrading ZENworks agent to 11.4 and later in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Environment using newer reconciliation settings


February 8, 2016 2:30 pm



This document will enable you to upgrade a Citrix VDI image managed by ZENworks from earlier supported versions to ZENworks 11 SP4 using the registration key based reconciliation settings. Prior to 11.4, Novell recommended that you reconcile the VDI devices in the zone by selecting the MAC Address, Serial Number and Machine Name (hostname) attributes. …

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ZCM 11 SP3 Agent registration with non-persistent VMware View 5.3 VDI Desktops

Maarten Pennink


February 18, 2015 11:12 am



We want to use ZENworks Configuration Management to manage our Windows 7 FAT desktops and VDI desktops. In our environment we were struggling to get our non-persistent VMware Windows 7 desktops registered in the ZCM Zone. After the Quickprep process (VMware KB) some desktops did not register or registered with an extra guid in the …

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Categories: Technical, ZENworks Configuration Management

Overcoming the Challenges of Virtual Endpoint Management

Gil Cattelain


September 25, 2014 11:03 am



Your business uses a variety of different virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions such as Microsoft Windows, Active Directory and VMware Horizon (View). These solutions can be deployed to VDI end users across the globe; however, they don’t provide the comprehensive virtual endpoint management features that users need to ensure that these solutions perform up to …

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Do virtual endpoints need to be managed?


March 1, 2011 12:52 pm



For this blog, let us focus on server-hosted VDI.

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Categories: Expert Views, Unified Endpoint Management


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