Welcome to the NightWatchman Enterprise 7.3 documentation space. Here, we describe all aspects of configuring and using NightWatchman. Here's a quick overview of what the NightWatchman documentation pages will tell you.

The following list shows the current supported versions of NightWatchman Enterprise, and if relevant, their end of support date.

Introducing NightWatchman Enterprise 7.3
How it works
  • How NightWatchman Enterprise worksNightWatchman's power management feature reduces energy costs by automatically powering down computers across your network overnight and at weekends.
  • ArchitectureIf you use WakeUp, you must either integrate WakeUp Server with NightWatchman Management Center or with Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr or SCCM).
  • Understanding Power OptimizationNightWatchman’s Power Optimization feature helps you optimize the power-related benefits of your battery-enabled computing devices.
  • Options for secure communicationsThe various options for secure communications between NightWatchman and WakeUp components.
  • NightWatchman power-down actionsChoose which NightWatchman power-down actions are suitable for your organization.
  • NightWatchman Enterprise and ActiveEfficiencyHow to integrate NightWatchman Enterprise with ActiveEfficiency when you install the NightWatchman Management Center.
  • NightWatchman Enterprise and TachyonNightWatchman 7.3 includes the Tachyon installation files and a 60 day Tachyon license so that you can use Tachyon to optimize NightWatchman.
  • Understanding WakeUp StatusWhen you are reading WakeUp reports, using the WakeUp Console, or otherwise working with WakeUp, you will often see details about the results of wakeup requests. 
Quick starts, evaluations and pilots
  • PreparationInformation that will help you design and plan implementing NightWatchman Enterprise in your organization. This includes preparation tasks that may take some time to organize, depending on how your organization works.
  • PrerequisitesA definitive list of prerequisites and dependencies to take into account before you install NightWatchman Enterprise.
  • Installing and upgradingHow to use the wizard or carry out an unattended deployment and what to do when upgrading.
Working with NightWatchman Enterprise

An introduction to NightWatchman training resources.



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