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Introducing ZENworks Mobile Management 2.9

In this post I want to introduce you to a the new capabilities of the upcoming ZENworks Mobile Management 2.9 release.

What Generation Gap? Everyone Prints.

With the rise of a tech-savvy generation of young people, some organizations might think that the days of the laser printer are nearing an end. But this isn’t necessarily the case—people  still print a lot more than you think, and this rising generation is printing as much as ever.

Notice about certain OES services

Novell Filr is a major focus for the future to  provide file-related services.  Because Filr will eventually replace the following technologies in OES, no   further  enhancements are planned for these technologies: – Archive and Version Services – iFolder – NetStorage – QuickFinder

CoolTool: ndsPacketTrace Script

Overview: A tool to easily take ndstraces and packet traces. Sometimes a ndstrace or packet trace or both are needed to troubleshoot a network issue, authentication issue, volume/share access isssue, eDirectory sync issue, etc… If you are unfamiliar with procedures to take a ndstrace or a packet trace it can seem daunting and confusing.

Hidden Costs of Software in Government

In a technology-driven world, applications take center stage, running our personal lives, our businesses and our government. According to application usage management specialist Flexera Software – up to $2.4 billion was potentially wasted. Take a look at the infographic…

The Top Three Things Keeping Government IT Up at Night

Nobody said government was a low-stress job, but should it really be nerve-racking for the IT department?

AFP ProxyUser

If AFP throws the error: “Failed to read proxy user credentials. Ensure that CASA is running and AFP casa entry is updated. Error: -802″ and CASA is running maybe there is no proxy user for AFP configured or CommonProxyUser is not used.

Why Calgary Girls School Ditched the Cloud – and how Novell solutions solved their pain

When a new principal joined the school, and learned that they had been relying on Google Apps, her comments were that “I was very uncomfortable with that,” she says. “I was worried about privacy issues, safety; the whole idea that we had absolutely no control over rights, permissions, just who was doing what with all that data. It was all completely out of our hands.”

Novell DNS CASA Repair Tool

Novell DNS CASA Repair Tool is a bash script to check and repair if necessary the Novell DNS CASA credentials.

The Return of the Novell Vibe Webinar Series: Creating Custom Forms in Vibe

This webinar will cover the process of creating a custom form and explain the various Form Elements at your disposal for creating a user friendly form.

What IT Needs to Accomplish in 2014

The IT world is always changing, meaning organizations have to change with it. If they don’t, they soon find themselves out of business or struggling to survive. Since 2014 is sure to bring just as many changes, IT organizations must start accomplishing certain things now so they can adapt more readily to what the new environment has in store.

Nagios/Icinga GroupWise Plugin

Since GroupWise is not running under NetWare anymore and snmp is not the safest art of monitoring I wrote a plugin for nagios / icinga / shinken to monitor the GroupWise agents.

In four short months Microsoft will stop pushing out security updates for Windows XP – and that’s going to be a very big deal for some of you.  Take a look.

Extended Support Lengthened for Novell NetWare 6.5

Extended Support for NetWare 6.5 has been extended to 31 December 2015.

Novell Service Desk is PinkVERIFY Certified. What is in it for me?

Some of you may say the certification is necessary evil. I would argue that the certification actually helps organizations in selecting the correct ITSM product.

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