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ZENworks Patch Management Version Comparison

What's new in Novell ZENworks Patch Management

Feature ZENworks Patch Management 11 SP2 ZENworks Patch Management 11 ZENworks Patch Management 10 ZENworks Patch Management 6.4
Provides Windows patch vulnerability assessment Yes Yes Yes Yes
Provides Linux patch vulnerability assessment Yes Yes No Yes
Provides Macintosh patch vulnerability assessment Yes No No Yes
Provides Solaris patch vulnerability assessment No No No Yes
Provides Windows remediation Yes Yes Yes Yes
Provides Linux remediation Yes No No Yes
Provides Macintosh remediation Yes No No Yes
Provides Solaris remediation No No No Yes
Folder level patch management rights Yes No No Yes
Allows mandatory baselines on static groups Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allows mandatory baselines on dynamic groups Yes Yes Yes No
Allows nested grouping of devices for baselining No No No Yes
Integrated with ZENworks Yes Yes Yes No
Management server can be Windows Yes Yes Yes Yes
Management server can be Linux Yes Yes Yes No
Database can be MS SQL Yes Yes Yes Yes
Database can be Oracle Yes Yes Yes No
Database can be embedded Sybase Yes Yes Yes No
Provides patch status dashboard Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allows you to enable patches by vendor Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allows you to enable patches by manufacturer Yes No No No
Deploys Microsoft Office Patches that require Administrator access to non-Admin users Yes Yes Yes No
Notification of new patches Yes Yes Yes Yes
Only downloads patch payload specified by the administrator Yes No No No
Only downloads patch vulnerabilities for registered device types Yes Yes No No
Provides common patch management reports Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allows custom reporting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allows patch vulnerability scan to be executed on a user defined schedule Yes No No No
Supports patch chaining for fewer reboots Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allows you to create your own custom patches to scan and remediate When used with ZCM When used with ZCM No Yes

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