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GroupWise Resource Archive – August 2018

The August 2018 release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which provides easy research of the NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners, and consultants, is now available.

Registrations open for Open Enterprise Server 2018 SP1 Beta Program

Open Enterprise Server 2018 SP1 will be ready for authorized beta testing in the next 2 to 3 weeks. Registrations for the same can be done by taking this OES 2018 SP1 Beta Survey. Unlike OES 2018, where development cycles were largely spent on adapting OES to SLES12 platform, OES 2018 SP1 has a lot …

ZENworks 2017 Update 3 Increases Unified Endpoint Management Capabilities

In a mobile-focused business world, an IT team’s ability to efficiently manage all the endpoints in an enterprise is critical to operational success across the business. Whether you’re managing a corporate-owned, BYOD, or hybrid environment, a complete, integrated suite of endpoint management tools streamlines the process for IT and ensures devices are secure, compliant, and provide …

GroupWise Resource Archive – July 2018

The July 2018 release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which provides easy research of the NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners, and consultants, is now available. Use the high speed text search capabilities to discover invaluable guidance within topics ranging from GroupWise technical issues to Micro Focus/Novell business discussions.

Managing the Data Sprawl in a Cost Effective Way

I am sure all of us at some point in time would have felt a need to have an infinite storage space so that there is no need to worry about adding new disks or cleaning up old/unwanted files to create more space. The fact …

Configuring GroupWise WebAccess causes the Process to Crash

On a few, rare, occasions I have come across the issue of the install script for GroupWise crashing when trying to run the Configure option for WebAccess. Upon further investigation, I find there are multiple WebAccess RPMs installed on the server. Command to check what GroupWise WebAccess RPMs…

August Collaboration Community Technical Webinar: “The Need for Mobile Device Archiving with Retain” is scheduled

Retain has always been an importan addition to any GroupWise deployment. With the release of Enterprise Messaging last December customers upgrading from GroupWise to Enterprise Messaging get GroupWise and Retain in the same suite. The August Collaboration Community Technical Webinar is focused on helping Retain and/or Enterprise Messaing customers get the most out of their …

Does Your Business Have the Tools to Effectively Manage Against Today’s Cyber Threats?

It seems every week the media is reporting new security breaches that are wreaking havoc on businesses and their customers. Many of them are the result of endpoint attacks, which isn’t surprising, considering more than half of U.S. businesses have suffered some form of endpoint attack compromising their data and or infrastructure. Successful attacks impact …

OESCommonProxy without a LDAP service at localhost

When you use /opt/novell/proxymgmt/change_proxy_pwd.sh and get an error in the /var/opt/novell/log/proxymgmt/pxymgmt.log this is mostly because the script uses the localhost for LDAP requests. But if there is no local eDir/nldap the requests fail! Unfortunately the LDAP address for localhost is…

Invite for Beta participation- Micro Focus iPrint 3.2

iPrint team has been working hard for quite some time on the next release. There are a bunch of features and lots of bug fixes that are shaping up for this. We would absolutely love to hear your feedback on them, and therefore are opening up the beta for iPrint 3.2. Find the registration link here. Program …

Packaging Cupsfilter on a Mac Device

Installation of the printer fails on Mac if the cupsfilters specified in the PPD file is not installed. Some vendors do not distribute the drivers in .pkg or .dmg format. Hence, associating the package to the PPD file is not possible. Micro Focus iPrint server has an option to associate a package containing cupsfilters to …

Q3 2018 – #ZENworks Community Webinars Announcement

I am pleased to announce the next quarter’s ZENworks Community Webinars. This quarter we are trying to broaden our webinars to look not only at ZENworks but also at solutions from our partners and other groups within Micro Focus we think might be interesting to you based on the problems they solve. We’ll be interested …

Does Your Mobility Management Solutions Differentiate Between User Privacy and Corporate Security? – Micro Focus Now Introducing ZENworks Mobile Workspace 3.17

Enterprise mobility is not an option – it’s a must-have for any business looking to remain competitive today. A combination of evolving business strategies and new workforce demographics effectively make it impossible for businesses to function without mobility solutions that enable employees to function anywhere they are. Whether you’ve adopted a BYOD strategy popular with …

July Collaboration Community Technical Webinar: “Discover all the new features in the GroupWise 18 client” is scheduled

The July Collaboration Community Technical Webinar is scheduled and ready for you to Register! We had a great reboot to the webinar series this week and have already schedud and announced the July Webinar. The Topic is: “Discover all the new features in the GroupWise 18 client” So you have upgraded or you are getting …

Making a Smooth and Seamless Transition to Windows 10 – Webinar coming up!

Microsoft will discontinue all support for its Windows 7 operating system in January 2020. Even today, Windows 7 is in an extended support phase, meaning Microsoft is offering paid support but not the free support included with licenses, and only provides security-related updates. What it means is the clock is ticking for businesses to migrate …

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