1.0 ZENworks Endpoint Security Management Overview

Novell® ZENworks® Endpoint Security Management consists of four high-level functional components: the Policy Distribution Service, the Management Service, the Management Console, and the Endpoint Security Client. The figure below shows these components in the architecture:

Figure 1-1 ZENworks Endpoint Security Management Architecture

The Endpoint Security Client is responsible for enforcement of the distributed security policies on the endpoint system. When the Endpoint Security Client is installed on all enterprise PCs, these endpoints can now travel outside the corporate perimeter and maintain their security; endpoints inside the perimeter receive additional security checks within the perimeter firewall.

The following components are installed on servers that are secured inside the corporate perimeter: