Features of the Scout Enterprise Management Suite
Scout Enterprise Management Suite is the management solution for cloud devices, thin clients, mobile devices and PCs running the operating system eLux. In addition, Windows-based devices can be managed by using basic Scout management features.
Scout Enterprise Management Suite consists of several components. Most of the components listed below are included in the standard installation but can be optionally excluded when choosing custom installation.
|Scout Server||The service controls and manages eLux devices as well as Windows devices on which Scout Agent for Windows has been installed.||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|Scout Console||User interface for the management of eLux devices and Windows-based devices on which Scout Agent for Windows has been installed
Server communication only via database
Multiple consoles can be managed with one Scout database.
|Scout Board||Web user interface for the management of eLux devices and Windows-based devices on which Scout Agent for Windows has been installed||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|Recovery service||Customized TFTP service to realize a PXE recovery environment for eLux endpoints||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|ELIAS||Legacy dialog program eLux Image Administration Service (ELIAS) for creating individual image definition files (.idf) for modular firmware updates of the eLux devices. The legacy ELIAS will be replaced by ELIAS 18.||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|ELIAS 18||New web-based platform-independent ELIAS application for creating individual image definition files (.idf)||separate
|Scout Report Generator||Tool for creating freely definable reports across all currently existing devices, applications and OUs in the Scout Console||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|Scout Statistics Service1||Service for the evaluation of device status information and dynamic asset details||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|Scout Keep Alive service||Windows service processing keep alive packets from eLux devices||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|Web API2||Application programming interface for the management of eLux devices and for the management of Windows-based devices on which Scout Agent for Windows has been installed||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|Scout Command Interface||Command line interface for Scout commands||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|Scout Database Connection Editor||Tool for modifying database connection settings of the Scout Server and Scout Console||ScoutInstaller.exe|
|Scout Cloud Gateway||Cloud gateway with VPN backend for convenient connection of devices from the Internet to a Scout infrastructure||separate|
|Scout Agent for Windows||Service providing an interface for Windows-based devices to be managed through Scout Enterprise Management Suite||separate|
The features are described in the following guides:
- Scout Enterprise Management Suite:
Configuration, control and management of the eLux devices using the Scout Console
Scout Statistics Service
- Scout Board
- Scout Cloud Gateway
- ELIAS 18
- Scout Report Generator
- Scout Command Interface
Recovery procedures for eLux devices are described in the eLux Recovery procedures short guide.
To compose and use your own image files, in addition to the Scout Enterprise Management Suite installation, you need an eLux container for the software packages.
For further information, see Installing a container.