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Count ZENworks better with ZENworks Asset Management 11.4.1

As many of you are aware, in the ZENworks 11SP4 release we added the concept of License Information Sources to ZENworks Asset Management. License Information Sources allow ZENworks Asset Management to get data from sources other than ZENworks Inventory data. For ZENworks 11SP4 this meant that you could quickly and easily link ZENworks to…

New Collaboration Community Webinar Scheduled

The next webinar in the Collaboration Community is scheduled! For this webinar we have pulled from the very top of the request list in the Ideas Forum for the Collaboration Community Webinars. How to develop GroupWise Plug Ins. Topics for this session Include: An overview what APIs GroupWise has and how to use them…

Have You Heard About the Cluster Service Promotion for OES 2015?

In case you haven’t heard the news, a new version of Micro Focus’s Open Enterprise Server 2015 (OES 2015) has hit the market. It is the next-generation version of the widely popular Open Enterprise Server network resource management platform. OES 2015 comes with much more storage capacity…

Google for Business and Micro Focus Service Desk

For some reason the “connecting Micro Focus Service Desk to a Cloud provider” section inside the manual is skipped over quite quickly, and with no knowledge or a starting point this might be a headache. A tip for connecting Google Apps for Business accounts to Micro Focus Service Desk as the Email connector…

Setting GroupWise Agent HTTP User and Password

Have you ever needed to set or reset all of your GroupWise agent HTTP users and password settings? This may be because the passwords need to change occasionally for security or you want to set all of the HTTP users to have the same username and password because you are installing and setting up GroupWise …

Micro Focus Service Desk – Email configuration to Google Mail

Micro Focus Service Desk Email Configuration can connect to just about any IMAP & SMTP service. MFSD can be configured to connect to gmail imap/smtp services. However,…

Is Your C-suite In The Dark About Your Business’s Cybersecurity?

Fears about cybersecurity threats are reaching a fever pitch across the enterprise due to the multitude of legal and financial ramifications that follow an attack. Still, there is a big disconnect between enterprise IT departments and executives regarding cybersecurity. The reason for this is that, despite all of the widespread ballyhoo about the need for …

New Kanaka DMGs Released to Support El Capitan

With Apple’s release of Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11), we have updated the Kanaka for Mac Plug-in installer to support the location of Directory Utility.app. There is no functional change in the product. You can download the new DMGs at…

Migrating to a ZENworks Configuration Management 11 SP4 Appliance

Check out the new video tutorial that takes you step-by-step through migrating a ZENworks Configuration Management (ZCM) 11 SP3 Appliance to a ZCM 11 SP4 Appliance. This video will guide you through the following steps …

Feedback on ZENworks 2016 Preview!

It’s been almost a month since we announced first preview of ZENworks 2016 and the response has been amazing. Many thanks to our partners and customers across regions who have so enthusiastically participated in it. If you still haven’t done so, you can do from here. As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the …

Filr 1.2 Desktop Application for OS-X 10.11 “El Capitan”

As the Product Manager for Filr, I wanted to take a quick minute and provide an update on the status of Filr support for OS-X 10.11 “El Capitan”. As I’m sure most of you know, the Novell Filr 1.2 Desktop Application for Mac doesn’t currently work on this important OS-X release as described here. You …

The Novell (Attachmate) and Micro Focus Merger: One Year Later

It’s hard to believe, but almost a whole year has passed since Novell, creator of the world-renowned ZENworks, Open Enterprise Server, and GroupWise, was officially acquired by Micro Focus International, a leading provider of software and IT services. Now that the lengthy acquisition process is complete, and the companies have been fully integrated for about …

1st Collaboration Community Webinar: How to use the Native Mac apps for Calendar and Contact with GW 2014 R2

Mark your calendars and save the date! Register today, and attend our first Collaboration Community Webinar!

Change in November Community Technical Webinar Topic

As I indicated in our last Community Technical Webinar we need to change the topic for our November 18 webinar. The original topic was ZENworks and Intel AMT. Unfortunately due to some technical challenges we will be unable to present this topic at this time. Once we are able to overcome those challenges we will …

ZENworks in the Cloud focus groups

As we look at the future of ZENworks one of the trends we see strongly is the emergence of cloud based solutions for device management. At present these are pre-dominately Enterprise Mobility Management solutions like Microsoft In-Tune, Airwatch, MobileIron, etc. However …

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