12.0 Understanding the Satellite Roles

A Satellite is a device that can perform some of the roles that a ZENworks Primary Server normally performs, including authentication, information collection, content distribution, and imaging.

NOTE:ZENworks no longer allows you to promote a 32-bit device to the Satellite Server role or add a new role to an existing 32-bit Satellite Server. However, ZENworks will continue to support the existing 32-bit Satellite Servers.

The following sections contain more information about each role: