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Enter into the web “Wayback Machine”

I was on Novell’s Services Operations team in the mid ’90s overseeing our forum transition from CompuServe to the NNTP branch of the Internet. Our team took care of all the supporting roles in the services organization. Our manager hired two guys to help get us on this newfangled thing called “The World Wide …

Quick question for the community

We are currently working on making the Bundle Status view provide both a consolidated and a per version view. This would allow you to see how many users/devices have a particular version of a bundle or the bundle as a whole. However, right now it looks like when you delete a version, say 0, that …

Email Wants: Great Benefits for Low TCO

What are people looking for when it comes to corporate email nowadays? Is it the newest social interactivity? The most modern look and feel? Integration with other front-end and back-end systems? It’s a knotty question because I’m not sure there’s one simple answer. Sure—there are platforms emerging today like Slack that people claim will kill …

Influence Product Management

As a Product Manager for Collaboration products at Micro Focus the most important thing that I can do is listen to customers and help to solve problems. I hope that you have noticed that we are listening to customers directly and implementing “Community Driven Requirements” in each release. One of my favorite things to do …

Are Tight Industry Regulations Preventing Your Organization From Sharing Files?

Your business is stuck between a rock and hard place with its file-sharing strategy. On one hand, employees need quick and easy access to documents to stay productive and efficient. Tight industry regulations, however, prevent your employees from using convenient, but insecure, hosted cloud-based storage services like Dropbox and Google. Rest assured, your business is …

Announcing File and Print Community Webinars

I am pleased to announce that we are starting webinars for OES, Filr, and iPrint in mid-June. We will plan for two sessions every month. The webinars will be a live session on one of the products and will be facilitated by Product Management or an expert from this area.

Files Matter – Inviting Beta Testers to Micro Focus “Filr 2017”

Micro Focus is super excited to introduce Micro Focus Filr 2017! The Filr team is working on the following features to make file sharing, sync and collaboration more easier, faster and secure: Net Folder sharing: Now share not just files but also folders inside Net Folders via Micro Focus Filr 2017 both with your teams and your …

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

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 …

What’s New in ZENworks 11.4.2 Patch Management

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 …

GroupWise & Friends Webinar Series 2016

We’re bringing our GroupWise experts back to teach you all about GroupWise 2014 R2 as a follow-up to our original (and very popular) GroupWise & Friends Webinar Series. Sign up yourself, sign up your team. It’s absolutely free to join! New this summer! Our GroupWise experts will be joining us from across the globe! We’re going #intercontinental. …

Where Can You Find Novell Products on the New Microfocus.com?

Ever since Novell was acquired by Micro Focus, our team has been hard at work marrying the two brands into a single cohesive entity under the Micro Focus name. It’s been a long process, with the most recent milestone being the integration between Novell.com and Microfocus.com. We’re excited to announce that, just recently, we successfully …

GroupWise Resource Archive – May 2016

Released upon the cusp of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere (Winter for Down Under), the May release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive enables easy research of NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants.

MFSD Extensions & SOAP Web Services – Java code examples

Service Desk provides a rich experience for developers to extend the functionality and integrate with other 3rd party systems. Currently there are two ways to integrate 3rd party systems with Service Desk…

Looking for your Service Desk Reporting input

I am currently working on creating a Cool Solution’s Service Desk domain for ZENworks Reporting and am looking for folks that might be interested in doing custom reporting against Service Desk. If you are interested drop me an email at…

Renew Tomcat and Apache Certificates on the iPrint Appliance

The Tomcat and Apache Certificates will expire two years after the installation of an iPrint Appliance server. When those certificates expire, errors will be presented to the administrator when attempting to manage iPrint within iManager and the /psmstatus. Also, end user secure printer authenticates will fail. The below script will partially automate the steps required …

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