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Identity Manager Bundle Edition 4.5 for OES / BCC customers now available

The IDM 4.5 Bundle Edition is now available for all entitled customers (current on Open Enterprise Server or Business Continuity Cluster maintenance). You can download the standard IDM 4.5 builds from the NetIQ site and the IDM 4.5 Bundle Edition keys are available in the entitlement section of the NetIQ customer center. In addition to the eDirectory …

Engineering Practices in the Development of ZENworks

As a ZENworks administrator or user, you have probably realized that ZENworks is a big product. It has a lot of capabilities and provides a ton of value. You probably use many of the features it provides, and there are probably a lot you don’t even know exist. We’ve been asked by several of you, what does it take to build such a complex enterprise product? What processes are followed to ensure quality? How do we test and validate? Etc…

ZENLogviewer

ZENLogviewer is a cool solution to view ZENworks specific log files, supported on both Windows and Linux systems. This tool creates a single view of log files based on the log names. For example, if multiple loader-messages and service-messages are opened, the tool will give a two tabbed view with similar log files in a …

NetWare Survey and NetWare Premium Lifeline Support

If you still have some of those workhorse NetWare servers up and running, do take a moment to fill out this survey and let us know how you are using it and what can we do to help move those workloads to OES Linux. And by the way, for those needing that extra time to …

What is coming in GroupWise?

Hopefully most of you have taken advantage of last months release of GroupWise 2014 R2 and GroupWise Mobility Service 2014 R2 and have deployed them or getting ready to deploy them in your environments. I have been getting a lot of positive feedback on the releases so I know quite a few of our customers have updated to those latest versions.

Collaboration Community Technical Webinars for February & March Announced

We have been off to a great start for the Collaboration Community Technical Webinars in December and January and we want to keep the momentum going. I hope you found the first two webinars useful and are excited for more. I am pleased to announce the next two webinars for February and March. These come …

Hello from Customer Care

The Customer Care team has been busy creating solutions that will help you better use our products. Check out these YouTube videos for iPrint and ZCM.

SLES 11 SP3 EOL and OES

SLES SPs are supported for 6 months after the release of the next support pack and since SLES 11 SP4 was released in July’15, SLES 11 SP3 is set to go out of support end of Jan’16. SLES 11 SP3 is the base platform for OES 11 SP2 and OES 2015. You, as an OES …

Open Enterprise Server 2015 SP1 – Beta

We are almost ready for the beta of the first major update to OES 2015. The key highlights of this release include: Salvage / Purge support over CIFS for eDirectory and AD Users Continued improvements to SMB Version 2 stack Policy based purge Improvements to NSS AD Integration FTP Support for AD Users Support for …

#ZENworks Application Virtualization 11.2 now available!

I’m pleased to announce that ZENworks Application Virtualization 11.2 is now available. This version of ZENworks Application Virtualization provides full support for packaging and executing virtual applications on Windows 10 devices. It also provides the follow key enhancements: Ability to have ZENworks Application Server streaming usage data uploaded to your ZENworks Asset Management server on a periodic …

GroupWise Administration with REST and Curl – Webinar Posted

Today we delivered another great webinar in the Collaboration Community Technical Webinar series, GroupWise Administration with REST and Curl. It was another great success. Thanks to everyone who participated in the live event. For those of you who were unable to attend, not to worry it has been recorded and you can view the session …

New Oracle Enabled Content ZENworks Reporting Package

Over the holidays I spent some time porting the Content Reporting Package so that it worked on both Microsoft SQL and Oracle databases. The previous version was MS SQL only. I am pleased to make available to you the new and improved Content Reporting Package with Oracle support. This has all of the same objects …

AdminStudio 2015 ZENworks Edition now available!

#AdminStudio 2015 #ZENworks Edition is now available to customers with maintenance on ZENworks Configuration Management or ZENworks Suite. You can find the download on the ZENworks Suite or ZENworks Configuration Management download page or in Novell Customer Center. New license keys for AdminStudio 2015 can be found in the Novell Customer Center. This version provides …

ZCTW – ZENworks Roadmap and Strategy Recording now available!

Happy New Year! Today I presented the #ZENworks Strategy and Roadmap at the first #ZCTW of the year. Exciting stuff coming down the pipeline as we move into the #UnifiedEndpointManagement world. If you missed it, you can register to watch the recording here. And don’t forget to check-out the updated ZENworks 2016 preview build!

Ten Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 Using ZENworks Configuration Management

Chances are likely that your IT department is contemplating a Windows 10 migration in the New Year. In fact, recent research from Spiceworks indicates that Windows 10 migration is included in 47 percent of IT professionals’ 2016 budgets as a top operating system project. Yet, planning a Windows 10 migration and efficiently executing it are …

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