opsi.org = cfengine for samba clients
while supporting non-linux samba clients, it might be interesting to
know of the OPSI.org project. I witnessed its functionality during
Linuxtag: Besides Samba, Wine, Moodle and LiMux, OPSI was one of
Skolelinux neighbour booths.
OPSI offers debian packages and a Java GUI for
- unattended installation of Windows clients
- centralized updates (WOL)
- client based updates (pull before login).
OPSI uses the NTFS file system so it is not designed for deploying Linux
clients. It is GPLed, however, so it is worth a trial for hybrid