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ZENworks Patch Management

ZENworks Patch Management
Lower patch management costs and labor

Enable automated processes for patch assessment, monitoring and remediation. Apply patches up to 13 times faster without burdening your staff.

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Lower patch management costs and labor

Enable automated processes for patch assessment, monitoring and remediation. Apply patches up to 13 times faster without burdening your staff.

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Expand the reach of your patch management solution

Secure your endpoints with pre-tested patches for Windows, Linux and more. Control your Windows and Linux patches from a single, unified console.

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Boost compliance with better patch management

Monitor patch compliance, quickly identify and assess vulnerabilities, and automatically apply updates and patches to meet pre-defined standards.

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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 Patch Management Features

 

 

Protect your network against the high costs of viruses with an automated patch management solution that retrieves and deploys the right patches to the right machines at the right time.

ZENworks Patch 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