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Getting Bundle Chaining to work the way it did in ZENworks 7

In ZENworks 7 when you chain applications together, if App1 (Word) depends on App2 (Office) then every time you launch Word it checks the version of Office and if it is newer then it updates the dependent application. Want to get the same behavior in ZENworks Configuration Management? Read on…

Useful resources for Filr 1.0.1

Novell released Filr 1.0.1 a few weeks ago. Our team has created a few resources that we hope you will find useful as you check out this new release.

ZENworks release updates

Wondering what’s happening with ZENworks 11.2.4? How about 11 SP3? Read on to get the latest updates.

Changes To Novell Open Workgroup Suite

Effective 1 October 2013, LibreOffice and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop will no longer be available as supported products in the Novell Open Workgroup Suite.

Understanding ZENworks 11.2.3a’s location based HTTP Proxy setting and CIFS server setting

Here are some use cases for the new HTTP Proxy and CIFS Content Repository options that were introduced in ZENworks 11.2.3a.   This is why you’ll be glad we added the new options.

New Customer Reference Workspace

Using this Customer Reference Workspace in tandem with the Customer Reference Form and Workflow, your sales force and employee base can easily submit new and relevant references.

Remote Manage your devices from anywhere with ZENworks 11SP3

By deploying the new Join Proxy satellite server to a satellite or primary server in the DMZ you can now remotely manage devices, regardless of whether they are behind one or more NATs.  Now you can help your users at home, their hotel room, the nearest Internet café…just about anywhere.

A scenario to depict ZENworks 11 SP3 Share and Subscribe feature

Wonder how you’d really use the Share and Subscribe feature?  Check out this use case.

GroupWise: Windermere Update!

Keeping everyone updated on the status and progress of the Collaboration portfolio is a constant and continuing endeavor!

Novell Service Desk Android Mobile App – First look

Service management on the go!!! No matter whether you are at your desk or at a remote location, you can soon manage and support your customer requests using your favorite Android mobile device.

ZENworks 11SP3 Improved Rights Management

Want to prevent a ZENworks administrator from seeing a bundle or device inside of the ZENworks Control Center?  ZENworks 11SP3 makes it possible through the introduction of new admin and role rights.

CoolTool: ZCM Client Updater

A utility (Windows CMD script) combined with the WGET utility, to download and install the latest available ZCM Client from your ZENworks primaries.

ZENworks 11SP3 Patch Management Capabilities

ZENworks 11SP3 will introduce Patch Policies, which allow you to define rule based policies to keep your workstations and servers up to date. This significantly reduces the overhead associated with keeping your entire device estate current on patches.

CoolTool: – Bash Menu driven utility to deal with open file problems on OES servers.

Have you ever had troubles tracking down who has an open file on an OES server? Here’s a simple menu driven solution which can help you track down and fix open file problems.

An Example of Troubleshooting NetStorage

One of the hidden gems in Open Enterprise Server, be it running on NetWare or on top of SLES, is NetStorage. This provides web access to your files via a web interface, or via WebDAV.

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