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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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Looking for ideas about ZENworks Patch Management reports, dashboard, and status

Darrin VandenBos

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August 22, 2016 12:24 pm

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I’m currently gathering ideas about ways we can improve the reports, dashboard, and patch status data in ZENworks Patch Management. If you are interested in influencing the direction of the product in these areas, drop me an email at darrin.vandenbos@microfocus.com and we’ll set up a time to talk.

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Today’s ZCTW – System Update on Servers recording now available

jblackett

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August 10, 2016 11:02 pm

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We had a great call this morning lead by Arvind and Madhu from our Support and Engineering teams. Great deep dive on the server side aspects of System Update. If you were able to join us I hope you found it helpful, if you didn’t you can view the recording here. Don’t forget we have …

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Mandatory baselines being removed in ZENworks 2017 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

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August 10, 2016 10:35 am

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Patch policies were introduced in the ZENworks 11 SP3 release with the intent to eventually replace the Mandatory Baseline functionality. Mandatory baselines can be used to deploy a base set of specific patches to a group of devices. Patch policies provide the same capability (deploying specific patches), but add the flexibility to deploy patches via …

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Introducing the New ZENworks Inventory Collector!

Vikram Derebail

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August 9, 2016 11:52 am

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As a Cool Solutions reader and ZENworks customer, you may recall that a couple of months back, the ZENworks Inventory/Asset Management Team had started to revamp the existing Windows Inventory Collector (both hardware and software) to a more current software technology and flexible architecture. This significant change was necessary as we start to support the …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Looking for ZENworks customers using Sybase to help make a difference

jblackett

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July 27, 2016 11:32 am

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We’re currently in the midst of providing some new migration paths for the database migration tool in ZENworks and we are in need to some customer databases to help us ensure we are properly vetting the tool. If you are a ZENworks customer using either a remote Sybase instance or an embedded Sybase instance we’d …

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ZENworks Patch Management Support for Windows 10 Updates

Darrin VandenBos

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July 21, 2016 10:26 am

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Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft changed their business model for operating system delivery and support. Over the last several months, I’ve received lots of questions about how ZENworks Patch Management handles “Windows 10 updates.” In response to these questions, here’s a short review of Microsoft’s new model and how ZENworks supports this model. Review of …

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Help us improve ZENworks Inventory & Asset Management Reporting



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July 20, 2016 2:31 pm

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As you may be aware, we have embarked upon an exercise where we are revamping domains within ZENworks Reporting. This is to ensure that we meet your expectations both from usability and performance aspects. As first output of this exercise, we have already created a new domain for ZENworks…

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What’s New in ZENworks 11.4.2 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

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June 1, 2016 12:46 pm

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We just released ZENworks 11 SP 4 System Update 2 (11.4.2) so I thought I’d take a minute to tell you about the great enhancements we’ve made in Patch Management. As always, we fixed a number of defects (see TID 7017469 for details), but we’ve also made some important feature, functionality, and performance improvements. Improved …

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You’re Having Problems with a Micro Focus Product? Oh No!



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May 10, 2016 2:10 pm

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When you are having problems with one or more of our products, you come to our site for one thing:  help resolving your problem and getting your systems purring contently ASAP.   It’s up to us to provide you with all the tools you need to do that and to make them easy to find and access Folks in need …

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