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

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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In August 2016, I wrote a Cool Solutions article (ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates) explaining that, starting in October 2016, Microsoft would be changing their operating system update model for Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2. True to their …

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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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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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Categories: Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

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

Hello ZENworks Community!

Vikram Derebail

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August 2, 2016 3:22 pm

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My name is Vikram Derebail and I’ve joined the ZENworks Team as the Product Manager for ZENworks Asset Management (ZAM) in the ZENworks Product Suite. I’ve been recently recognized by IAITAM as a Certified Software Asset Manager. Over the next couple of weeks, I will be taking you through the new features in ZAM which …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Top Signs Your Company’s Workspace Ecosystem Is Behind the Times – How to Enable the Modern Workspace…

Gil Cattelain

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July 28, 2016 2:00 pm

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Just recently, a friend of mine complained to his son that he hates using his mobile device at night because the glare hurts his eyes. His son recommended an app called Twilight, which automatically dims the screen after sunset. Floored, my friend installed Twilight onto his phone without thinking twice. This exchange was alarming to …

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

ZENworks Patch Management Support for Windows 10 Updates

Darrin VandenBos

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July 21, 2016 10:26 am

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[Originally published 21 July 2016; revised 10 October 2016] Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft changed their delivery model for operating system updates. Over the last several months, I’ve received a lot 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 delivery …

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

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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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 Mobile Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

What’s New in ZENworks 11.4.2 Endpoint Security and Full Disk Encryption

Darrin VandenBos

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June 2, 2016 1:52 pm

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ZENworks 11 SP 4 System Update 2 (11.4.2) is now available. This release fixes over 30 defects (see TID 7017469 for details) in Endpoint Security and Full Disk Encryption. Here are some highlights of customer-reported defects that are fixed: Endpoint Security — More fields for USB device matching in the Storage Device Control policy: The …

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