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Reclaim Control of Your IT Department With the Novell ZENworks Suite

Gil Cattelain

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October 16, 2014 10:23 am

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A few years ago, your IT department was a much simpler environment. Your business had few mobile endpoints to keep track of, if any. There were far less cybersecurity risks to worry about. And your company was much smaller, too. My, how things have changed. Now, your business’s mobile endpoints are spiraling out of control …

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Categories: Expert Views, PR Blog, ZENworks

Converting Xen Appliances for XenServer Import



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October 10, 2014 11:35 am

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It is no secret that we use many Novell technologies at Martin Luther College to enable our faculty, staff, and students to get their work done. I’ve blogged about such things many times and I’ll be continuing to do so in the future. I have plans to bring Filr and ZENworks on campus soon to alleviate …

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Categories: Filr, Novell, Technical

Security: A Growing Concern in the U.S. Financial Sector

Gil Cattelain

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October 9, 2014 10:15 am

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Right now all eyes are on the financial services industry following the recent high-profile cyber attacks on JPMorgan Chase and nine other U.S. banking institutions. As of this writing, at least 83 million U.S. households and businesses are confirmed to have been affected by the attack. This number is expected to grow as more information …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, ZENworks

Set a directory quota on an OES11 – NSS volume using a command line



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October 8, 2014 4:09 pm

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To set a directory quota on OES11 server NSS volume in the form: 500MB for users with a data size lower than 500MB, and 500MB + current size of users data for users with a data size over 500MB. Please download the attached script …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

Significant New Features Included in Newly-Released File Reporter and Storage Manager Updates

buckgashler

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October 7, 2014 11:58 am

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Today Novell released Novell File Reporter 2.5 and Novell Storage Manager 4.0. These product updates provide some important new features that customers will want to utilize right away. Novell File Reporter 2.5 Novell File Reporter has consistently provided timely updates with new capabilities—making File Reporter one of the most responsive Novell products, when it comes …

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Categories: File Reporter, Storage Manager, Technical

Wirelessly updated display of boardroom meeting schedule



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October 6, 2014 3:00 pm

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Have you ever wished there was an easy way to use your GroupWise system to wirelessly display an up to date daily schedule of your boardroom, or meeting room? With GroupWise calendar publishing and a wirelessly connected tablet it’s actually fairly easy to do. Setup and enable a GroupWise calendar publishing server and enable the …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Mobility, Technical

Reduce Costs in Your Enterprise by Using Remote Workers

Gil Cattelain

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October 6, 2014 11:03 am

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It costs a lot of money to keep workers onsite. This is especially true for large organizations that provide desk space and basic amenities for hundreds or even thousands of workers at a time. For this reason, remote working is a viable alternative to keeping employees in one centralized location. Consider the fact that allowing …

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The Linux “Shellshock” Vulnerability and Your Novell Products

Nick Scholz

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October 2, 2014 12:21 pm

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For all of us at Novell, the security of your data is of the utmost importance. Security researchers have discovered the following new software vulnerabilities that could affect Novell’s products and customers. What is the ShellShock vulnerability and how do I know it exists on my systems?

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, Filr, GroupWise, iPrint, Novell Service Desk, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Patch Notifications, ZENworks

OES/SLES Registration Script

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October 1, 2014 4:53 pm

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Overview: A script to easily register Open Enterprise Servers or SLES severs. Symptom: It is important to keep your servers at the current patch level. Usually there are many bugs fixed and if you come across a new issue it helps Novell Support the Developers. I like to use the command line to register my …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Get the most out of BrainShare



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October 1, 2014 4:51 pm

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Personally I am a huge fan of Evernote and use it for almost everything in my professional and personal life.  In preparation for their own conference that is happening this week, the people at Evernote have published an article on how best to use Evernote at conferences to take notes to help you remember what …

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