3.2 Managed Node (Orchestrator Agent) Requirements

ZENworks Orchestrator manages jobs on and gathers data about data center computing resources that meet the following minimum requirements:

IMPORTANT:The platforms listed here have been tested for the 1.2 release, and as such are the only platforms supported at this time.

Table 3-2 Managed Node Requirements for High Performance Computing



Operating System

Linux machines:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SP3 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* 4 (32-bit or 64-bit)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (32-bit or 64-bit)

Windows* machines:

  • Windows 2003 (32-bit or 64-bit)


The Orchestrator Agent does not require a minimum hardware configuration other than a minimum recommended disk space of 100 MB.

TCP Ports

The computing node communicates with the Orchestrator Server over a custom protocol. The server listens for the agent on port 8100.