ghosting server

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ghosting server

A server that contains a group of programs to be duplicated verbatim onto other PCs. It typically contains the operating system and a selected set of applications that are preconfigured. See cloning software.
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The use of Microsoft SMS and Symantec's Ghost Server to keep TCO to a minimum.
Client Initiated Tasks: Provides customers with an optional secure method to perform Ghost Server Console tasks at a workstation, thus eliminating the need for an IT administrator to return to the Ghost Server Console to perform a task and enabling clients to perform cloning, application pull tasks and user migrations from the workstation.
According to Kevin Hunt, VP Sales & Marketing, "One of the most important steps a network manager can take to lower their power cost is to shut down ghost servers that are consuming energy but not performing useful work.