Using Ninite Pro With ZENworks

Gary Ossewaarde of Calvin College sent in some great notes on using Ninite Pro with ZENworks.


Integrating Ninite Pro with ZENworks

For ZENworks, this is what I normally do:


1. Create a New Bundle.

Step 1: Windows Bundle

Step 2: Choose Empty Bundle

Fill out Bundle Name Folder, Icon, Description as desired.


2. Under the Actions tab, in the Install tab, click Add > Install File(s)

Ninite Online Installer Package

Upload ninite.exe and set the Destination Directory to somewhere on the local drive.


3. Under the Actions tab, in the Install tab, click Add > Launch Executable

Command: point to the Ninite executable

Command line parameters: use the parameters you desire.

Ninite Online Installer Package

In the Advanced tab, select "Run as secure system user (Don't allow system to interact with desktop).

Ninite Online Installer Package


4. Then, assign the bundle to the machines that the update as you would a normal bundle and send it out.


Thanks Gary!

If you have other tips or feedback on using Ninite with ZENworks, please let us know. Thanks!


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These features are only available in Ninite Pro.

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