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ZENworks 11 SP3 Update
We’ve been hard at work on the next service pack for ZENworks 11. I wanted to take a just a minute and update you on how things are progressing.
CoolTool – DSfW: Provisioning using python script
Here’s a script that makes it faster to use the DSfW Provisioning Plugin with just the password inputs.
Blocking the SLES11 SP3 bundles flowing onto OES11 SP1 Servers via ZEN11 SP2
OES11 SP1 is supported on SLES11 SP2 but not on SLES11 SP3. If SLES11 SP3 bundles are applied on OES11 SP1 servers via ZEN11 SP2, the bundle installation will go through without any warning messages, which may break the OES11 SP1 Services. To avoid this, follow the steps in this article to block the SLES11 SP3 bundles flowing onto OES11 SP1 Servers.
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Configuring NSS Volume as a Content Repo on OES Satellite Server
If you have an OES server in a remote office, you can use that same server to host ZEN Satellite Server and the Content Repo on an NSS Volume. This is a good way to get more from your hardware and network bandwidth.
Using SUSE Manager for OES Management
In response to popular demand, they have made it possible to manage OES11 systems using SUSE Manager. It can also be used to upgrade to OES11SP1.
Novell Vibe 3.4 Ships!
Novell has released Vibe 3.4! It is now available for download and deployment.
GroupWise Windermere – The Evolution for Admins & Developers
Tommy Mikkelsen talks about the new Administrator Interface as well as about the new programming API, that you can find in the next version of GroupWise, codenamed “Windermere”.
Filr 1.0 Hot Patch available
A Filr 1.0 patch released July 2 prevents the unintentional purging of the Home folder or Net Folder from occurring.
The Novell Consulting Installation Framework – AutoYaST
By enhancing AutoYaST and combining it with ZENworks Configuration Management we were able to develop a way to easily implement standardized installation, configuration and update of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) as well as of Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES). This AppNote describes how to implement the AutoYasT part of the solution in your environment.
Configuring a SMTP Server for Email Notifications in ZENworks
This document will help ZENworks Administrator(s) to set up and configure a SMTP server for email notifications.
The world calls it mobility. Novell calls it life.
Users need the ability to access and work on files from anywhere, print them to any available printer from any location, and perform both of these tasks from whatever device they choose to use. Novell offers a solution that addresses each of these discrete mobility needs.
CoolTool: Dynamic Workstation Group automatic creation from template for ZENworks Configuration Management
Automatically create multiple Dynamic Workstations Groups with one “Device-Hostname” filter.
GroupWise: Windermere Authorized BETA Underway!
Configuring a Novell GroupWise Server with Novell Service Desk
This excellent Cool Solution details how to configure a Novell GroupWise Server with Novell Service Desk. This will help you address issues you might have with customers who can’t receive email communications, since email is essential to how Service Desk helps you handle user requests.
Configuring NetIQ Access Manager as Reverse Proxy for Filr Site
Here’s a detailed article about how you can configure NetIQ Access Manager to act as Proxy service for a Filr site. This will help you provide the ease of single sign-on and ensure that the requests processed at a Filr site are from a trusted source.