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Tutorial: ZENworks Mobile Management 3.1 and Certificate Management

ZENworks Mobile Management 3.1 is due to be released shortly. There are several key new features that I will be discussing shortly, but one of the most interesting capabilities is the ability to use ZENworks Mobile Management to provision your devices with certificates that can be used to authenticate to your WPA2-Enteprise networks and your…

What exactly is the Filr merged view client and why will you want it?

One of the exciting new features we are working on for Novell Filr is something that a number of people throughout the organization refer to as a “Merged View” client. While it’s a descriptive name once you understand what’s happening, it’s not something that really helps customers get it. I thought I’d take a few …

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Introducing ZENworks Mobile Management 3.1

ZENworks Mobile Management 3.1 is expected to be released in the next week, so I thought I’d take a few minutes and introduce you to the new value we are providing in this exciting new release of the product. This includes: Enhanced security via FIPS 140-2 validated crypto modules Easing the provisioning of certificates for …

Embrace A 21st Century Workspace In Your Enterprise [Webinar]

A powerful shift is taking place throughout the global workforce with regards to where, when and how employees work. After all, employees no longer want to be tethered to their cubicles or offices. Conversely, armed with devices like smartphones, tablets, PCs and desktops, they now expect to be able to access their digital workspaces from …

Testing ZENworks Mobile Management SAML Functionality with NetIQ Access Manager

ZENworks Mobile Management 3.0 introduced support for the SAML protocol as a means to authenticate end users. ZENworks Mobile Management can use SAML for authentication at the following times: Prior to downloading the MDM profile on initial enrollment of iOS devices When performing initial enrollment of the MDM application for Android To grant access to …

New Reports Highlight Upcoming Release of Novell File Reporter 2.6

Since its initial release in 2010, Novell File Reporter has had an impressive history of introducing significant new enhancements with each product update, and the upcoming release of Novell File Reporter 2.6 is no exception. Historic Comparison Reports The most notable of these new enhancements is the introduction of Historic Comparison reports. These new built-in …

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 …

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