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What is Desktop Central?

Desktop Central is a complete Windows Desktop Management solution that provides Software Deployment, Patch Management, Asset Management, Remote Desktop Sharing, Service Pack Deployment, Configurations, Active Directory Reports, User Logon Reports and Windows System Tools.

What is Desktop Central Agent for?

Desktop Central Agent is light-weight software that gets installed in the client systems that are being managed using Desktop Central. It is also responsible for updating the Desktop Central Server with the status of the deployed configurations.

Is Desktop Central free?

Desktop Central’s windows tools is completely free with no hidden costs.

How do I open Desktop Central?

Starting Desktop Central

  1. Select Start -> Programs -> ManageEngine Desktop Central -> Start Desktop Central.
  2. In the notification area of the task bar -> Right click on -> ManageEngine Desktop Central icon -> Start Service.
  3. Run services.msc -> Right click on -> ManageEngine Desktop Central Server -> Start.

Why do we need desktop Central?

Desktop Central enables you to manage any device in your network from anywhere at any instant with the most minimalistic and easy-to-use UI. Endpoints in different network environments like Windows Active Directory, Windows Workgroups, or Novell eDirectory are also supported.

Why do we need Desktop Central?

What is the use of Manage Engine?

ManageEngine Applications Manager is an application performance management solution that proactively monitors business applications and helps businesses ensure their revenue-critical applications meet end user expectations. Applications Manager offers out-of-the-box monitoring support for 100+ applications and servers.

Is desktop central cloud based?

Desktop Central Cloud, ManageEngine’s flagship cloud-based unified endpoint management (UEM) solution, can help organizations manage and secure their endpoints the SaaS way. With Desktop Central Cloud, you don’t need any high-end infrastructure to support a large number of endpoints.

What port does Desktop Central use?

Desktop Central MSP, by default, uses port 8040 for agent-server communication and to access the Web client. This port can be chosen during the installation of Desktop Central. If you wish to change the port after installation, follow the steps below: Stop the Desktop Central MSP Server.

What is desktop management and why is it important?

Desktop management (DM) is a cloud computing service that allows the proper administration of various virtual desktop resources. It is made up of software tools that will help the end user to minimize time and manage cost while providing a simple, fast and reliable virtual desktop performance.

Why SCCM is used?

What is it? Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) provides a comprehensive tool for change and configuration management for Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP platforms. It enables organizations to push out relevant operating systems, applications, and updates to Windows users quickly and cost-effectively.

What do you need to know about desktop central?

Desktop Central supports managing Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Manage your mobile devices to deploy profiles and policies, configure devices for Wifi, VPN, Email accounts, etc., apply restrictions on using camera, browser, etc., and to secure your devices like enabling passcode, remote lock/wipe, etc.

Is there a free version of desktop central?

The Adventnet ManageEngine Desktop Central 10.0.636 demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions and is not necessarily the full version of this software. We have tested Desktop Central 10.0.636 against malware with several different programs.

What does desktop central cloud mean for Endpoint Management?

Embrace unified endpoint management the SaaS way! Desktop Central Cloud from ManageEngine, the IT division of Zoho, ensures 360-degree endpoint management and security of your IT network. Monitor, manage, and remotely troubleshoot all endpoints at ease from this cloud-based UEM solution.

What can ManageEngine desktop central store do for You?

ManageEngine DesktopCentral is a Unified Endpoint Management solution that helps in managing thousands of servers, desktops, laptops and mobile devices from a single console. You can automate all the system administrative tasks like patching Windows, Mac, Linux and third party, installing/uninstalling commercial software,…