Linux-Mandrake.com: Mandrakesoft and Enlighten Software : Partners for Linux Management

“Enlighten Software, a leading provider of integrated event
monitoring and systems-management software for Linux, Unix and
Windows, and MandrakeSoft, one of the world’s leading Linux
providers, today announced a strategic partnership. As a result of
the partnership, MandrakeSoft will bundle Enlighten’s User
Management Tool cross-platform user management with the
MandrakeSoft 7.1 distribution. This technology will add
sophisticated systems management capability to Linux-Mandrake
allowing all users in the MandrakeSoft Linux environment to
simultaneously manage other systems on the network from a single
graphical console.”

MandrakeSoft customers will have an EnlightenDSMFree
version for their Linux system able to select integrated User
Management upon installation of the MandrakeSoft Operating
These users will have full functionality of the “User
Management Tool” on the EnlightenDSM GUI. Specifically,
EnlightenDSM/Free provides simultaneous user management across
Linux, Unix and Windows NT/98/95. The Enlighten User Management
Agent will manage the account creation, configuration, and password
management of network user accounts and group membership.
MandrakeSoft users, upon registering the product at the Enlighten
internet website, can download additional User Management DSMFree
agents for Linux, Unix, Windows, and other OS thus giving
MandrakeSoft customers single point graphical user management
across the complete networked environment. Additionally,
MandrakeSoft customers can chose to upgrade to the full
EnlightenDSM product for comprehensive event monitoring and
administrative management of Linux, Unix, and Windows.”


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