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It’s Time for Some Spring IT Cleaning

Ah, springtime—the birds are chirping, the snow is (finally) melting, and all around there’s a profound change in the air as we usher in a brand new season. This is the ideal time to take a look around your business and account for all of the hardware assets your company has been stockpiling. Your desktop …

Open Enterprise Server 2015 and AD Only Users

We had previously posted a video of how you can migrate the file system rights of existing eDirectory OES users to their equivalent AD identity. We now have a new video to show you what happens when the user exists only in Active Directory IE if your organization is moving to AD as …

Push a Certificate Authority Certificate to Firefox with ZENworks

The other day on the internal mailing lists one of the technical sales team asked how you could deploy a CA certificate to Firefox using ZENworks. A little quick googling yielded this …

Open Enterprise Server 2015 Roadmap Webinar

We recently had a webinar outlining the new features coming in OES 2015. For those of you who missed the webinar, or those of you who wish to see it again, the recording has now been posted.

Blank screen on managed device during Remote Management session

The following procedure explains a way to force a blank screen on the managed device during a Remote Management (RM) session. Press the blank screen button on the RM viewer to enforce mouse and keyboard lock on the managed device. Open Screen Resolution by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, and then, under Appearance …

Wake Up and Recognize the Demand for User-Centric Workspaces

Let’s face it: It’s not always easy to get work done in the office. First, you need to actually get to the office by battling through morning traffic. Then, once you manage to find parking and sit down at your desk, there are constant distractions and interruptions that can get in the way of your …

Securing ZENworks Virtual Appliances with System Updates

As we all know ZENworks Virtual Appliance is an alternate way to traditional way of deployment & installing ZENworks Server. This is fast, convenient, lowers deployment costs and accelerate time-to-value with a “plug-and-play” virtual appliance. Securing ZENworks Virtual Appliance As we release a newer version of ZENworks, the Virtual Appliance is …

Filr MV Log Aggregator for Mac

This tool intends to provide all the relevant information to the Mac Developers of Filr, in a single archive and with click of a mouse. The tool aggregates the following …

Generating a Self-Signed Certificate for HTTPS Keystore and API Keystore in Keyshield SSO Server

This article presents simple steps how to generate a self-signed certificate from Keyshield SSO server. In the KeyShield SSO server configuration page you have to provide the HTTPS keystore and API keystore file in PKCS #12 format in order to use the Https port for the keyshield Server. The following steps will tell you how …

The One-Step Plan to Stronger Digital Workspace Security in Your Enterprise

The digital business landscape has changed dramatically during the past few years, and this has led to more challenges facing IT departments than ever before. New threats like malware, ransomware and hacks are increasing by the day. Furthermore, next-generation technologies like the Internet of Things are weaving their way into the digital fabric of your …

Novell Service Desk 7.1 Beta availability announcement

We are pleased to announce and invite you to participate in Novell Service Desk 7.1-Beta. Novell Service Desk is a complete service management solution that allows you to easily monitor and solve service issue. It provides an online support system to meet the service requirements of all your customers, administrators, supervisors, and technicians.

Configuring an Additional NIC Card to a Filr Appliance

The network settings for a Filr Appliance are actually recommended to be configured through 9443 VA administration page. Currently, since there is no way to configure an additional NIC card completely through the VA-administration page, the following solution is proposed.

KeyShield SSO Integration With Filr-1.2.0

This article presents how to integrate KeyShield SSO with Filr-1.2.0. KeyShield SSO is a single sign-on solution that allows users to access their applications without having to authenticate to each one of them. Once users authenticate against a recognized user source – eDirectory, Active Directory, LDAP – they can simply launch their applications and KeyShield will provide the identity to the application.

From Gold to Fool’s Gold: Transform Your Data Through Encryption to Make It Useless to Hackers

Your business harbors a trove of sensitive data in its back-end servers that hackers would love to exploit for monetary value. These files can range drastically in value, depending on factors such as the type of information they contain and the industry. In healthcare, for instance, stolen patient records can sell for as much as …

ZCM 11 SP3 Agent registration with non-persistent VMware View 5.3 VDI Desktops

We want to use ZENworks Configuration Management to manage our Windows 7 FAT desktops and VDI desktops. In our environment we were struggling to get our non-persistent VMware Windows 7 desktops registered in the ZCM Zone. After the Quickprep process (VMware KB) some desktops did not register or registered with an extra guid in the …

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