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.

Component Description 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.

ScoutInstaller.exe
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
(EliasInstaller.exe)
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:

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.