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Bundle Commander and AdminStudio

AdminStudio Standard Edition is shipped with Novell ZENworks Configuration Management. It contains the following tools:

  • Repackager. To Repackage applications into Windows Installer format
  • Distribution Wizard. To perform basic ISO tagging, including creation of tag files
  • Distribution Wizard. To Prepare packages for distribution
  • InstallShield 2013 (Professional Edition). To Customize Windows Installer packages by either directly editing them or by creating transforms
  • Tuner. To Customize Windows Installer packages by creating transforms
  • Application Isolation Wizard. To Resolve component versioning conflicts

AdminStudio Standard Edition and Bundle Commander Professional Edition are complementary:

  • AdminStudio Repackager can easily be used in Bundle Commander’s ‘Repackaging Wizard’ to speed up repackaging
  • MSIs generated by Repackager can quickly be imported into ZCM, per MSI or by selecting multiple MSIs in the ‘MSI Import Wizard’
  • MSIs generated with InstallShield 2013 (e.g. MSIs to deploy Fonts or Drivers) can quickly be imported into ZCM, per MSI or by selecting multiple MSIs in the ‘MSI Import Wizard’
  • MSTs generated with Tuner can quickly be imported into ZCM, when selected individual MSIs or by selecting multiple MSIs in the ‘MSI Import Wizard’

Additionally ‘Bundle Commander Professional Edition’ offers these features, complementary:

  • The ‘Application Setup Center’ (White Paper available separately)
  • 100+ Vendor specific MSI Configuration Wizards (Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader, Oracle Java, Apple QuickTime etc)
  • a ‘Repackaging Wizard’ which supports ‘Application Virtualization’ using Microsoft App-V 5, Spoon Studio / ZAV Studio and VMware ThinApp
  • Support for legacy setups, to be able to configure and deploy legacy setup with silent switches, when repackaging is not needed or wanted
  • Creating ‘Windows bundles’ quickly
  • Configuring ‘Windows bundles’ quickly (relationships, requirements)
  • Embedded editor support for Orca, InstEd and GridMetric Application Virtualization Explorer