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Desktop management with Novell ZENworks
Foster, Gerald.
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First edition.
Publication Information:
Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, [2000]

Physical Description:
xii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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QA76.9.U83 F68 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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ZENworks is one of the most exciting new technologies around. By automating desktop management and workstation maintenance, it frees system administrators to work on more pressing issues and allows users to feel confident that their workstations are set up in peak efficiency.ZENworks is full of useful tools and features, but like all clever products, it's also complicated. How does NDS performance affect where the application objects should be placed? What components from the starter pack are required for your particular management strategy? How does the software integrate with your current system architecture? Desktop Management with Novell ZENworks will answer these and other questions you have about this powerful new product.This book covers:

Client management for Windows 95, 98 and NT Workstation manager Novell Application Launcher Workstation objects and inventory Remote management including security issues Whether you're trying to figure out what policy objects are available for your Windows platform or you need to restore a file that a user has inadvertently deleted, Desktop Management with Novell ZENworks will help you understand the complexities of the tools and maximize their power.

Author Notes

Gerald Foster is a computer officer in the University of Cambridge Computing Service. He has an M.Sc. in computer science, specializing in computer networking. He has considerable experience with providing strategic solutions for IT departments and rolling out Windows NT Server and Workstation in the UK. He has spent the last year moving the University of Cambridge Public Workstation Service from Windows 3.1 to Windows NT Workstation using ZENworks to integrate into the large Novell Netware service.