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Veeam Adds OES 2015 Support

Veeam Backup & Replication is a leading Data Protection and Availability solution. Its unique approach for protecting virtualized environments allows for agentless imaged-based backups that still allow for granular restores including File Level Restore (FLR). After hearing the voice from many Novell/Micro Focus customers through the years, NSS support for FLR was introduced in Veeam Backup & …

GroupWise Resource Archive – November 2016

The November release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which provides easy research of the NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants, is now available.

Micro Focus Desktop Containers (MFDC) – ZENworks Integration over SSL

This document explains the steps involved in integrating Micro Focus Desktop Container (MFDC) – ZENworks product over SSL. This integration will help in capturing the network software usage of MFDC applications streamed from different devices on ZENworks server’s console.

Beta Invitation – Domain Services for Windows

As we had been communicating over the various forums in the last couple of months, we are getting ready to release a Domain Services for Windows update that updates the schema level to Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. This will not just include the schema updates, but also add support for AES …

Business Continuity Clustering 2.5

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Micro Focus Business Continuity Clustering 2.5 (BCC 2.5). This BCC update adds support for the following versions of Open Enterprise Server…

Build Your Own Self Service Portal in Micro Focus Service Desk 7.3

We’ve all experienced the following scenarios: Your mouse or computer breaks, making it impossible to work. You need a new application, but can’t download it. Or a software license expires, leaving you unable to access your critical files. What do you when these issues arise? You submit a ticket request…and then the waiting begins.

Micro Focus Service Desk 7.2/7.3 – Customizing Login and Logout Screens

This document explains how to customize Micro Focus Service Desk Login and Logout screens.

GroupWise Resource Archive – October 2016

The October release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which provides easy research of the NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants, is now available. Use the high speed text search capabilities to discover invaluable guidance within topics ranging from GroupWise technical issues to Micro Focus/Novell business discussions. The October 2016 edition of the GroupWise Resource …

Filr 3.0 Unleashing Today!

I’m pleased to announce that Filr 3.0 is now ready for download. In Filr 3.0, we’re introducing several new exciting features listed here below but also introducing a Filr Advanced Edition: What’s new in Micro Focus Filr 3.0? Filr Standard Edition (All current Filr customers: the current Filr product you own is automatically renamed to …

Not using #ZENworks Reporting…you should be, here’s how!

ZENworks Reporting is a great solution for creating compelling reports and dashboards against ZENworks and other products in the Endpoint Management portfolio. I’ve talked to many of you and have been disappointed to find out that many of you haven’t implemented ZENworks Reporting and aren’t able to report on important things like bundle delivery status, …

What’s Next for Filr? Look for Version 3.0 in the Next Couple Weeks!

There’s one product update that I’m very excited about: Filr 3.0, which we hope to release very soon. In case you’re new to this product line, Filr (currently in v. 2.0), is our secure enterprise file sharing product. It’s an on premises hub for storing, collaborating and sharing files securely across the enterprise. Filr gives …

How to get the most out of GroupWise Monitor webinar posted

The Collaboration Community Technical webinar for October, “How to get the most out of GroupWise Monitor” is now available online to view. Just click the Link to access it. This month we had a guest speaker from the community deliver the webinar for us, Diethmar Rimser of Open Horizons and BrainAgents. Deithmar has done such an excellent …

Deploying Windows 10 Feature Updates via ZENworks Patch Management

In a previous article I explained that the ZENworks Patch Management content feed includes Windows 10 quality updates (security and reliability patches) but not Windows 10 feature (version) updates. For example, the feed includes quality updates for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Version 1607 (the Anniversary Update), but does not include the feature update to …

What will GWAVA mean to Micro Focus GroupWise?

As you’ve probably heard by now—Micro Focus has acquired GWAVA. As soon as it was announced—there were questions pouring in. Does this mean GroupWise will finally have a built-in archive/restoration function? Will the roadmap of either portfolio change? Will GWAVA kill off its support for other email platforms other than GroupWise? And on an on …

Get Notified of New Patches for Specific Products

I’ve had several questions lately about how to get notified of new patches. Fortunately we have several ways for you to find out about when new patches are released. The first is via the Patch Finder. When you first go to th

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