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Managing a virtual android device (Android x86) through ZENworks



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February 1, 2017 2:28 pm

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ZENworks 2017 provides mobile management capabilities. You can get a first-hand experience of the features provided by trying it out on a virtual Android device if you do not have a real device handy.  The latest Android release (as of writing this article) Android-x86 6.0-r2 is available for download at http://www.android-x86.org. The following steps may …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Mobile Management

Help Drive the Direction of our Community Update Project



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January 27, 2017 9:43 am

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Help us improve our community and enter to win a $500 Amazon gift card.  Read on….. Micro Focus is working on plans to consolidate and update our community properties and we want our efforts to be customer driven so we’re asking you for input:  SURVEY THANK YOU for taking a couple of minutes for this. …

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Categories: Announcements, Applications, Cloud Computing, Collaboration, Customer Care, Endpoint Management, File & Networking Services, General, ZENworks

Applying #ZENworksPatchManagement policies on shutdown

jblackett

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January 26, 2017 8:51 pm

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One of the top ideas we have for ZENworks Patch Management is the ability to apply patches on Windows shutdown. While this functionality is currently not productized, we have found a way to make this happen. This solution shows you how to leverage Windows Group Policies, Windows Shutdown Scripts and ZENworks Patch Management policies to …

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ZENworks Configuration Management 2017: Your Ticket to Unified Endpoint Management

Gil Cattelain

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January 26, 2017 9:56 am

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Imagine trying to drive a car without a dashboard. You would have to manually check under the hood for fluids, and guess about critical metrics like your speed, mileage and engine temperature. Driving, in other words, would be immensely difficult — just like trying to manually oversee an enterprise IT environment without a centralized management …

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

Using the #ZENworks ISDTool with the #MicrosoftDeploymentToolkit (#MDT)

jblackett

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January 23, 2017 12:29 pm

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In the recent Windows 10 Deployment Best Pracitices webinar I showed you how to use MDT to deploy Windows 10 with an MDT bundle, introduced in ZENworks 11.4. One of the things I talked about there was the need to use ISDTool. This tool allows you to send status message information back to the ZENworks server …

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Windows 10 Best Practices using ZCM

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January 20, 2017 11:17 am

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Are you planning a Windows 10 rollout in the next few weeks? Are you looking for an easy-to-manage, fully automated solution that also supports different hardware types? Are you using ZENWorks Configuration Management and are you struggling with Microsoft Deployment Tools (MDT)? If you answered “Yes” to at least 2 questions, you should read more. …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Service Desk: Enable only Store and Requests pages in the Customer Portal

Vaibhav Jain

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January 19, 2017 9:46 am

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This document explains how to enable only Store and Requests pages in the Customer Portal. This helps an administrator who wants to use only Store. ‘Store’ is introduced in the Service Desk 7.3 release. The screenshot below…

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Primary User Calculation and Reset in ZENworks



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January 16, 2017 11:11 am

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uajay explains how to calculate the Primary User on a machine based on the number of user logins, the amount of time the user is logged in, or the designated user…

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Installing ZENworks Agent through Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)

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January 13, 2017 3:46 pm

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The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) can help build an automated installation source for deploying Windows OS and Office. The build can also include device drivers, Windows updates, and any other software. The ZENworks Agent is one such software that needs to be installed during deployment. Now, let me explain the way …

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Update to ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates

Darrin VandenBos

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January 6, 2017 3:37 pm

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[NOTE: This article does not apply to Windows 10 updates; Windows 10 patch releases are slightly different than Windows 7 and 8.1. For information about how Windows 10 patches work, see ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 10 updates.] In August 2016, I wrote a Cool Solutions article (ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 …

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