3 Replies Latest reply on May 10, 2004 1:49 PM by Frank.Scholer

    New version of OSD:  when?

    robin850 Apprentice
      Does anyone know when OSD will get a facelift and what sort of features can we expect?
        • 1. Re: New version of OSD:  when?
          Scott1 Apprentice

          Does anyone know when OSD will get a facelift and what sort of features can we expect?



          I would like to know the answer to this also.  The current documentation is also for NetInstall 5.5 but I assume the current OSD addon will work with 5.7 SP1.  Right?
          • 2. Re: New version of OSD:  when?
            Frank.Scholer Master
            Hello everyone,

            a new version of OSD will see the light of day this year...
            We are currently working very intensively on it and it'll be a MAJOR release...

            Some new features will be:
            - fully integrated into the NetInstall infrastuctute (as it well be a management application, just like Desktop Manager, Extended Reporting etc.)
            - will fully use and support the concept of administrative roles
            - modern UI with the possibility of hierarchically nested computergroups, property inheritance etc.
            - will have a built-in imaging component - you'll have the choice to select the deployment method, that best fits your needs (unattended setup, imaging or mixed)
            - the imaging component will be capable to use multicast-distribution to lower the network workload
            - OS setup will automatically use any appropriate PnP-drivers available in NetInstall - no more adding of new drivers manually...

            ..and LOTS of other features (tba ;-).

            Best regards
            Frank
            • 3. Re: New version of OSD:  when?
              Scott1 Apprentice
              Any information on how the new version is coming?