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Treasure Island: A Deep dive into ZENworks Application Virtualization 7.1

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October 30, 2009 11:45 am

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Check out this new Novell Connection magazine article by Jason Blackett and learn all about ZENworks Application Virtualization 7.1.

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The Operating System Battle Heats Up



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October 30, 2009 10:36 am

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With the recent release of Window’s 7 and the flurry of operating system activity over the last few months, it’s clear that choice is coming in a big way regarding pc and mobile device operating system selection.  I wrote about this in a recently posted article on forbes.com which you can find here. While the …

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City of LA Decision to move to Google Apps



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October 29, 2009 9:58 am

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Read more about the fiscally irresponsible decision made by the City of L.A.

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The City of Los Angeles



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October 29, 2009 7:22 am

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This week the Los Angeles city council voted to move forward with a proposal to replace the City’s existing e-mail and productivity solutions with cloud-based e-mail, calendaring and document services from Google. Like the LA Police department and others, we continue to doubt the economics and security of the City’s decision to move to a …

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USERNAME Variable in AdminStudio InstallShield



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October 28, 2009 4:31 pm

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Getting the Current Windows Username and Using it with InstallShield

Using application objects in ZENworks 7 made it easy to use the current windows users name by putting either the %CN% or %USERNAME% into the registry or ini files as required.

To get a similar result with InstallShield and MSI installs requires some extra work but is still relatively simple.

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National Kidney Foundation Chooses Sonian for Hosted GroupWise Archiving



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October 28, 2009 2:27 pm

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National Kidney Foundation Chooses Sonian for Hosted GroupWise Archiving

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Need to reset ZPM Proxy configuration in ZCC?



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October 28, 2009 12:10 pm

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ZCC Patch Management Configuration – Clear Proxy information.

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Boot errors, fix for EVMS



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October 27, 2009 12:08 pm

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After installing updates on SLES/OES servers we have had issues where the server doesn’t boot. The console comes to:
“No root device found; exiting to /bin/sh
sh: ”

This is because the kernel was upgraded and a new initrd was created but it was not created with EVMS support (for some reason, not sure why, wonder when Novell/SUSE is going to fix this??).

This article explains how we worked around that.

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Upgrading DHCP



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October 27, 2009 11:56 am

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Upgrading DCHP from Novell RPMs to isc.org downloads.

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Migrating from setup.exe to a Windows based installer



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October 27, 2009 11:45 am

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In this article, Neha Kanchan provides a series of steps which help to migrate from InstallShield based setup.exe to Windows based installer (msi).

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