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An update on ZENworks Reporting



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March 10, 2017 9:39 am

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During the past few days, I had folks asking me about what’s happening on the Reporting front. So I thought it best to share the update with a wider audience. The start of this year was a major milestone for ZENworks with the release of ZENworks 2017…

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Novell, Service Desk, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

ZCM 2017 Branding Application Window not just for “Branding”



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February 13, 2017 2:04 pm

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ZENworks 2017 brings a lot of new features, for users and administrators, too. For the user’s environment a big change is brought through the “ZENworks Application Window”. (Let’s wish a good retirement to the good old NAL!). With this new Application Window, ZENworks 2017 provides branding capabilities through an “End User Branding Policy“. Yes, a …

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

Reducing the Number of JoinProxy Servers in a Public Network



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February 10, 2017 5:48 pm

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A Micro Focus customer wanted to introduce the Work from Home option for its employees. To resolve system-related issues that might occur on these devices, the customer required remote control access. Remote access can be achieved by the use of JoinProxy servers. Micro Focus had successfully tested a scenario in which 5000 devices …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks Configuration Management

It’s Time to Lay the Groundwork for a Digital Workspace

Gil Cattelain

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February 9, 2017 3:50 pm

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A new generation of employees are entering the workforce, and they are bringing with them a very different set of habits and beliefs. One of the biggest differences is the non-negotiable expectation that they can get their work done at any time and from any location, using the devices, connectivity, applications and collaborative tools of …

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

Importing Microsoft Active Directory Print Management Printers into Micro Focus Service Desk 7.3



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February 3, 2017 8:55 am

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Do you manage printers with Microsoft Active Directory Print Management? Are you tired of manually creating and updating printer items in Micro Focus Service Desk? Even if you have done this, chances are good that this process quickly got out of hand. Manually keeping up with changes to printers can be exhausting and error prone. …

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Categories: End-user How-to, Endpoint Management, Service Desk, Technical

ZENworks Remote CD/DVD Drive

Mark Fratto

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February 3, 2017 8:29 am

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As the IT world evolves things tend to change and not always for the better when the old ways of doing things just seem easier in those one off situations. Take for example an actual CD/DVD drive on a laptop. Well, in this case I have finally decided to start sharing the …

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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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