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IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02 by Barzan Tony Antal

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Summary

In this chapter, we learnt how to set up the OCS-NG management server. At first, we examined the architectural requirements of the server. We understood how the central management server is composed out of four components: communication server, database server, deployment server, and administration console.

The management server can be installed on Linux distributions and Microsoft Windows operating systems. We were required to get into package management systems and learn how to deal with packages and dependencies. This is usually tricky, and unfortunately, some people have had their share of bad experience equivalent to dependency hell.

Once we got to know some of the most popular package management systems, we could then set up the required ...

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