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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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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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Want A Better MDM Solution? We Have You Covered with ZENworks 2017

Gil Cattelain

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January 3, 2017 10:17 am

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With the New Year starting, now is a good time to think about some IT-related processes that you want to improve in 2017.  Here’s one to add to your list of resolutions: Make it a point to optimize your business’s mobile device management (MDM) strategy, to improve security and make life easier in your organization. …

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Windows 10 Migration Can Be a Dream

Gil Cattelain

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January 3, 2017 10:01 am

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At this point, Windows 10 — released in 2015 — is well beyond its nascent stage. In fact, Microsoft is already planning on ending support for its debut version, 1507, within the next 18 months. Many businesses, though, still haven’t migrated to Windows 10. In a recent survey, 41 percent of companies claimed they have …

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Get Notified of New Patches for Specific Products



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October 5, 2016 11:14 am

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I’ve had several questions lately about how to get notified of new patches. Fortunately we have several ways for you to find out about when new patches are released. The first is via the Patch Finder. When you first go to the Patch Finder you will see what new patches have been released in the …

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ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates

Darrin VandenBos

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August 30, 2016 11:07 am

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On August 15, 2016, Microsoft announced a change in the update model for older versions of Windows. This change, which becomes effective in October 2016, affects Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 and mirrors the update model for Windows 10. NOTE: This change applies …

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We’re Looking for Input on the Future of Our “Community” Site



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August 25, 2016 9:21 am

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With the merger of Novell, NetIQ, and SUSE with Attachmate…… then the merger of The Attachmate Group with Micro Focus…….  Then the Micro Focus acquisition of Serena, well…… we currently have a quite a disjointed customer community running on multiple platforms and it’s quite a mess. When I talk “community”, it’s the places where you can …

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