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Looking Ahead to RSA 2018

Gil Cattelain

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February 8, 2018 1:43 pm

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Here at Micro Focus we are very excited about the upcoming RSA Conference, April 16-20 in San Francisco where we will be serving as a Gold Sponsor. The largest annual security conference in the world, RSA is the premier event for connecting with security professionals and catching up on the threat landscape. If you are …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks

GroupWise Resource Archive – January 2018

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February 7, 2018 1:41 pm

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The January 2018 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…

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Messaging & Team Collaboration, Technical

Backup Script for GroupWise Data – enhancements



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February 4, 2018 5:45 pm

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This is an updated version of the GroupWise backup script as it was originally published by Kenny Anderson…

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Categories: Collaboration, Cool Tools, GroupWise, Messaging & Team Collaboration, Technical

What’s New in iPrint for Open Enterprise Server 2018?

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January 26, 2018 9:58 am

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It’s 2018, and there’s a new version of Open Enterprise Server available, complete with some exciting, new features like a unified update channel for all patches (including the SUSE Linux patches) as well as a new way to determine “cold data” and move it lower-cost storage options.  And in conjunction with the release of OES …

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Categories: Expert Views, File Services and Management, iPrint, IT Operations Management, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

ZENworks 2017 Update 2 is Now Shipping

Gil Cattelain

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January 24, 2018 9:51 am

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This week, we started shipping ZENworks Configuration Management 2017, Update 2 — the most comprehensive version of our renowned Unified Endpoint Management software to date. Update 2 builds off the momentum we started with Update 1, which enabled support for iOS. Update 2 now supports Android, resulting in a complete platform agnostic system that you …

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Categories: Endpoint Security, Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks

How to stress/load test your GroupWise system with messages

Rodney Wilder

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January 22, 2018 12:26 pm

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Sometimes an admin may want to stress test their GroupWise system, underlying filesystem performance and message flow by load testing it with hundreds or thousands of messages. With the correct tools, this is actually quite easy to do.  The tool I chose was Apache JMeter  which allows you to create automation scripts, and thankfully includes …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Messaging & Team Collaboration, Technical

Enterprise Messaging and Disaster Recovery

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January 18, 2018 1:14 pm

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Micro Focus offers an integrated disaster recovery solution as part of the Enterprise Messaging product to ensure that your email system is always up and running. This solution acts as a failover, so that if your live Enterprise Messaging email system goes down, you can have an offsite, or cloud disaster recovery system that can …

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Categories: Collaboration, Enterprise Messaging, Expert Views, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, GroupWise Disaster Recovery (Reload)

ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Delayed – Updated

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January 18, 2018 11:45 am

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As many of you are aware, ZENworks 2017 Update 2 was set to be released this week. However, on January 16, Oracle released a Critical Patch Update Advisory mentioning the vulnerabilities fixed in a number of its products. The Update fixed 21 vulnerabilities that are present in the previous versions of Java SE. Given the …

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Categories: ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management

Upcoming ZENworks Community Technical Webinars

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January 16, 2018 12:11 pm

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Happy New Year! I’m pleased to announce several upcoming webinars for the first quarter of this year. These are: What’s New in ZENworks 2017 Update 2 – Mobile Management Enhancements Jan 24, 2018  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Mountain This session will introduce the new mobile management capabilities of ZENworks 2017 Update 2. This release …

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Using ZENworks Patch Management to protect against Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Darrin VandenBos

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January 12, 2018 2:26 pm

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I have no doubt that by now you are well aware of last week’s announcements from the security community about new security threats—known as Meltdown and Spectre—that exploit the “speculative execution” feature found in modern processors, including Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. While this is a hardware vulnerability, the major operating system vendors—Microsoft, Apple, SUSE, …

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Categories: Endpoint Security, Security, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

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