I am being asked to make suggestions regarding how both the zen65 and
patchlink (novell-branded) agents should be configured for inclusion in
an image.

The problem is: the site does not as yet have the zen or patchlink
servers installed and configured.

Can the agents just be generally installed in a base OS, using the
soon-to-be-correct server/dns names/ip addresses? Is there any reason in
particular why the agents would not work once the server components are