I cannot understand your frustrations at having to use e-directory and
DirXML which are both great AND easy to setup?!?

You get MUCH more power and flexibility in e-directory over AD.....

"Stephen Allmark" <sallmarkeggplant@west-cheshire.ac.uk> wrote in message
> It looks from a quick glance that yet again this "new" (set of bugs)
> version of Zenworks still requires eDirectory to run in a windows only
> environment.
> Zenworks is fabulous in so many ways but why do I need to clog up my
> server with eDirectory to configure it and DirXML to synchronise the
> passwords. In a windows only scenario eDirectory is reduced to the role of
> glorified INI file. And the over complex bloat solution that is DirXML,
> sledge hammer to crack a nut springs to mind. Basically it's all a bit
> Heath Robinson.
> Is there an Active Directory only version in the pipeline or is this all
> to much like heresy ?.