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ZENworks Configuration Management
Eliminate IT effort

Automatically enforce policies and dynamically manage resources with identity-based management of users as well as devices

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Introducing ZENworks 11 SP2

New to ZENworks 11 SP2 is the ability to manage Macs, including inventory, remote control, software deployment and patching.

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Automate and accelerate your Windows 7 migration

Microsoft estimates that it can take more than 20 hours to migrate a single machine to Windows 7. Novell ZENworks Configuration Management is ready to dramatically accelerate and automate every aspect of your Windows 7 migration efforts.

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Boost user productivity

Use Novell ZENworks Configuration Management to make sure users always have access to the resources they need regardless of where they work or what devices they use.

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Eliminate IT effort

Automatically enforce policies and dynamically manage resources with identity-based management of users as well as devices.

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Expand your freedom to choose

Manage the lifecycles of all your current and future assets, with full support for Windows and Linux systems, Novell eDirectory™, Active Directory, and more.

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Simplify deployment with virtual appliances

Slash deployment times with a convenient virtual appliance deployment option.

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Enjoy a truly unified solution

Centralize the management of all your devices into a single, unified and easy-to-use web-based ZENworks console—called ZENworks Control Center.

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ZENworks Configuration

Management Technical

Specifications

 

 

Managed Devices

You can use Novell ZENworks 11 to manage the following servers, workstations and thin-client sessions:

Linux Servers:

  • SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (Linux)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.6+
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3+

Linux Workstations:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11

Windows Servers:

  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 / SP2 x86, x86-64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 / SP2 x86, x86-64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Windows 2008R2 (Enterprise and Standard editions)

Windows Workstations:

  • Embedded XP SP2 / SP3
  • Windows Vista SP1 / SP2 x86, x86-64 (Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise versions only; Home versions are not supported)
  • Embedded Vista SP1 / SP2
  • Windows Embedded Standard 2009
  • Windows Embedded Point of Service
  • Windows XP Professional SP2 / SP3 x86
  • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP3 x86
  • Windows 7 x86, x86-64 (Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions)

Thin-client Sessions:

  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 / SP2 x86, x86-64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 / SP2 x86, x86-64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Citrix XenApp MetaFrame XP
  • Citrix XenApp Presentation Server 4.0
  • Citrix XenApp 4.5

Mac

  • Mac OS X 10.2.4 or later

Inventoried-Only Devices

You can use Novell ZENworks 11 to inventory the following servers and workstations:

Servers:

  • AIX 4.3-5.3 IBM pSeries (RS6000)
  • HP-UX 10.20-11.23 HP PA-RISC (HP9000)
  • NetWare 5.1, 6, 6.51
  • OES 2 SP1 x86, x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1-4.x
  • Solaris 2.6-10 Sun SPARC (32 and 64-bit)
  • SLES 8.0-11 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 / SP2 x86, x86-64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 / SP2 x86, x86-64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)

Workstations:

  • Mac OS X 10.2.4 or later
  • Red Hat Linux 7.1-9
  • SLED 8.0-11 (all editions)
  • Embedded XP SP2 / SP3
  • Windows Vista SP1 / SP2 x86, x86-64 (Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise versions only; Home versions are not supported)
  • Embedded Vista SP1 / SP2
  • Windows XP Professional SP2 / SP3 x86
  • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP3 x86
  • Windows 7 x86, x86-64 (Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions)

Server Requirements

The following lists the general supported server configurations on which you can install Novell ZENworks 11 services.

Windows Servers:

  • Windows Server 2003 R2 x86, x86_64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x86, x86_64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 SP1 / SP2 x86, x86_64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 x86_64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x86_64 (Enterprise and Standard editions)

Linux Servers:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES 10) SP3/SP4 x86, x86_64 (Intel and AMD Opteron processors)
  • Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) SP2 / SP3 x86, x86_64
  • SLES 11 SP1 x86, x86_64 (Intel and AMD Opteron processors)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0 / 5.3 / 5.4 / 5.5 x86, x86_64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 x86, x86_64

Database Support

Novell ZENworks 11 supports the following databases:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Oracle 11g R2
  • Sybase SQL Anywhere 12