One of the fundamental functions, that is required by everyone who has to administrate a computer network, is a technology/software that allows you to automate the OS-installation.
By deploying opsi you can appreciate the advantages, specially when:
An essential opsi feature is that the operating system installation is either package based or image based. Packaged based installations can be used at any large computer network including heterogeneous hardware generations.
Package based installation with an automated setup (unattended setup) means:
All necessary customization can be performed on the server side and will be distributed automatically.
The following windows client-OS are actually supported by opsi:
These Linux client-OS are supported by opsi as well:
This allows you to manage heterogeneous environment (Windows / Linux) with a single software management tool.
For a detailed view of the supported versions please click here