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ZENworks Imaging: How to recover corrupt GPT disk header and partitions

Arun Prakash Jana

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July 17, 2015 12:47 pm

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GPT (GUID Partition Table) is the standard for disk partition layout on UEFI devices. GPT is much more scalable than MBR based partitioning scheme. The specification also adds provision for backup disk partition layout information to recover from failures. There are applications (like Antivirus software) which write on areas of the disk depending on the …

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SSL Certificates Management – Easy Peasy with ZENworks 11 SP4

Adharsh Praveen R

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July 15, 2015 12:14 pm

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ZENworks uses SSL certificates to protect & authenticate communications across the ZENworks management Zone. ZENworks provides you option to either use an internal ZENworks Certificates Authority (CA) or an external Certificate Authority (CA). Each Primary Server and Authentication Satellite Server has a signed certificate. These CA certificates are distributed to all the managed devices in the zone during agent installation that enables them to connect to servers in the zone.

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, Expert Views, Novell Service Desk, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Hackfest and Ideas a match made in heaven

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July 8, 2015 8:56 am

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As I’m sure you are all aware we recently rolled out the Ideas forum as a place that the community could help us prioritize what was important to the majority of you. If you aren’t, make sure to check out this article. What you probably don’t know is that we also recently had a 4 day …

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Novell Service Desk: Password Self Service

Adharsh Praveen R

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June 30, 2015 12:11 pm

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Passwords are everywhere, every device or application or webpage you access requires a password. In order to improve security, organizations are implementing strong password policies and are asking their employees to frequently change their passwords with emphasis on uniqueness, complexity etc. This more often than not results in end users forgetting their passwords or locking …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, Novell Service Desk, Novell Service Desk, Service Desk, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Introducing the Novell Ideas Portal!

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June 16, 2015 7:55 am

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I’m sure a lot of you have entered a lot of enhancements requests and I’m equally sure that most of you never heard back from us on what happened to your idea and for that I apologize. In most cases what happened is that a Product Manager did an initial review of the request, determined …

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Participating in an Industry Focused Peer Community



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June 1, 2015 11:43 am

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Would you like to participate in a community of other Micro Focus (Novell/SUSE/NetIQ/Micro Focus/Borland) customers in your same industry?   Are you in Healthcare?  Federal or Local Government?  Small Business? Something else? Sometimes it’s nice to be able to talk to someone that has the same concerns and issues you do.  Someone that knows the rules you …

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Imaging within subnet with firewall on ZENworks Linux Primary Server enabled

Arun Prakash Jana

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May 19, 2015 9:07 am

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Setting up firewall on a Linux Primary Server to allow all ZENworks Imaging traffic may be tricky as some of these services use dynamic ports. This article explains the firewall configuration required on a primary server for using ZENworks Imaging services. Each service and the ports it needs are explained first. A sample configuration for …

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What’s New with Novell Service Desk 7.1

Adharsh Praveen R

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April 29, 2015 11:55 am

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        I am pleased to announce Novell Service Desk 7.1 is now available for download. The focus of this release is to improve the customer experience by simplifying the Customer & User portals; providing new user interface to import assets from ZENworks and performance improvements .   Customer Self Service Portal: A …

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Distributing Novell Filr for Windows with ZENworks Configuration Management

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April 21, 2015 11:51 am

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This solution provides instructions for distributing Novell Filr with ZENworks Configuration Management on Windows devices. As with other solutions powered by the ZENworks bundle management capabilities, the bundles created as part of this solution are also available to you by subscribing to the ZENguru zone. For more information about subscribing to the ZENworks zone please …

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Agile @ Novell

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March 31, 2015 9:55 am

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Agile software development is certainly not a new trend, nor is it a passing fad. If you look at the things happening in the market today you can see many changes that are being driven by this approach to software development. For instance, the way mobile applications are delivered in a very feature focused, iterative …

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