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Windows 10 Migration Can Be a Dream

At this point, Windows 10 — released in 2015 — is well beyond its nascent stage. In fact, Microsoft is already planning on ending support for its debut version, 1507, within the next 18 months. Many businesses, though, still haven’t migrated to Windows 10. In a recent survey, 41 percent of companies claimed they have …

Installing ZENworks Agent through Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)

The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) can help build an automated installation source for deploying Windows OS and Office. The build can also include device drivers, Windows updates, and any other software. The ZENworks Agent is one such software that needs to be installed during deployment. Now, let me explain the way …

File and Print Community Webinars – 2016 Recap and a Look Ahead to 2017

A new year is upon us and I feel this is a good time for us to recap our community webinar efforts for the File and Print portfolio. Starting with June this year, several webinars were delivered on OES, Filr, and iPrint in the File and Print portfolio. Here are the webinars, we had in …

Customizing ZENworks Application Window using ZENworks End User Branding Policy

ZENworks Application (ZAPP) is the next generation of Novell Application Launcher (NAL). ZAPP contains all of the existing features of NAL and more. ZAPP provides a new cool look and feel and new capabilities over NAL. Here is the comparison between NAL and ZAPP…

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).

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 …

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