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Micro Focus support/lifecyle updates in case you missed them

Recently Micro Focus made changes to support policies and lifecycles for Micro Focus products. These changes have made a positive impact on GroupWise customers. In case you missed these changes I want to make sure you are aware of them and what they mean for you. If you haven’t seen the Product Support Lifecycle Policy …

GroupWise Resource Archive – February 2017

The February 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.

Making GroupWise User listings, just a link away

One GroupWise Link to rule them all? Not quite, but a really useful link for getting a full list of your GroupWise users all in one place…

Reload – The Leader in Restoring & Backing up GroupWise

Backup Pains “We backup our system, but restoring data from our backup is just too painful.” Backup solutions in general are seen as a necessary evil. For many System Administrators the difficult parts are the following pain points commonly associated with backup solutions: Implementing and using a backup is often a time consuming process Infrequent …

GroupWise in 2017 at a Glance

I have been getting a lot of questions from customers and partners about Micro Focus plans for GroupWise in 2017. We had a lot of activity in 2016 around GroupWise, It’s only natural to wonder what we will do in 2017. At a high level we have two major releases for GroupWise planned in …

Collaboration Community Technical Webinar: “Troubleshooting Micro Focus GroupWise: Best Practices” is Posted

If you missed it or just want to watch it again, the latest webinar for the Collaboration Community “Troubleshooting Micro Focus GroupWise: Best Practices” has been posted and you can view it here! Don’t forget we choose the topics for Collaboration Community Technical Webinar series by you telling us what you want to see. So be …

Open Enterprise Server: It’s a Windows world, right?

What’s with this “either-or” thinking lately? “Windows” or bust! Give me “Linux” or give me death! An “Apple” a day keeps the viruses at bay! All in all, it can get pretty contentious, even in the IT world. But is taking such a strong stance really necessary? Shouldn’t it all be about value, cost, and …

ZCM 2017 Branding Application Window not just for “Branding”

ZENworks 2017 brings a lot of new features, for users and administrators, too. For the user’s environment a big change is brought through the “ZENworks Application Window”. (Let’s wish a good retirement to the good old NAL!). With this new Application Window, ZENworks 2017 provides branding capabilities through an “End User Branding Policy“. Yes, a …

Reducing the Number of JoinProxy Servers in a Public Network

A Micro Focus customer wanted to introduce the Work from Home option for its employees. To resolve system-related issues that might occur on these devices, the customer required remote control access. Remote access can be achieved by the use of JoinProxy servers. Micro Focus had successfully tested a scenario in which 5000 devices …

Reducing the Number of JoinProxy Servers in a Public Network

A Micro Focus customer wanted to introduce the Work from Home option for its employees. To resolve system-related issues that might occur on these devices, the customer required remote control access. Remote access can be achieved by the use of JoinProxy servers. Micro Focus had successfully tested a scenario in which 5000 devices …

It’s Time to Lay the Groundwork for a Digital Workspace

A new generation of employees are entering the workforce, and they are bringing with them a very different set of habits and beliefs. One of the biggest differences is the non-negotiable expectation that they can get their work done at any time and from any location, using the devices, connectivity, applications and collaborative tools of …

Importing Microsoft Active Directory Print Management Printers into Micro Focus Service Desk 7.3

Do you manage printers with Microsoft Active Directory Print Management? Are you tired of manually creating and updating printer items in Micro Focus Service Desk? Even if you have done this, chances are good that this process quickly got out of hand. Manually keeping up with changes to printers can be exhausting and error prone. …

Managing a virtual android device (Android x86) through ZENworks

With the ZENworks 2017 release, ZENworks has started managing Mobile devices as well. As a customer, you may want to try this out on your test device before deploying the same in production. If you still have reservations, why not try it out on an Android x86 based virtual device. The latest release version (as …

GroupWise Resource Archive – January 2017

Happy New Year and best wishes for a great 2017! The January 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 …

Why is GWAVA Considered the Leader In GroupWise Security?

GWAVA Security for GroupWise GWAVA Secure Message Gateway is unique for GroupWise, because it was built for GroupWise. Unlike other email secure gateway solutions, GWAVA fully protects GroupWise. This is because GWAVA doesn’t just scan for viruses and spam at the gateway, GWAVA intercepts all messages passing through the GroupWise MTA, POA, and GWIA, in …

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