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Novell ZENworks 7 Linux Management: Administrator’s Handbook by Richard Whitehead, Ron Tanner

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Chapter 2. Understanding ZENworks Linux Management

General Architecture

ZENworks Linux Management is built on an all-new Services Oriented Architecture (SOA). This architecture represents significant advancements for existing ZENworks customers and is probably a familiar architecture for current ZENworks Linux Management users. Service Oriented Architectures are more scalable, Internet friendly, and secure. This section discusses the ZENworks Linux Management architecture, components, and best practices for rollout.

The first server that you install is called the primary ZENworks server. Additional ZENworks servers, called secondary servers, can be set up and then “joined” to the primary server. The only difference between the primary ZENworks server ...

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