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TTP iPrint Printer Lists and Extending Open Enterprise Server Part VII: Basic PHP Code

In this article and the next one we will explore the printer list PHP code to demonstrate how easy it can be to extend OES for your own nefarious purposes. After that we will wrap up by demonstrating a couple of other utilities made possible by our project. Previously…

Looking Ahead to RSA 2018

Here at Micro Focus we are very excited about the upcoming RSA Conference, April 16-20 in San Francisco where we will be serving as a Gold Sponsor. The largest annual security conference in the world, RSA is the premier event for connecting with security professionals and catching up on the threat landscape. If you are …

GroupWise Resource Archive – January 2018

The January 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…

Backup Script for GroupWise Data – enhancements

This is an updated version of the GroupWise backup script as it was originally published by Kenny Anderson…

What’s New in iPrint for Open Enterprise Server 2018?

It’s 2018, and there’s a new version of Open Enterprise Server available, complete with some exciting, new features like a unified update channel for all patches (including the SUSE Linux patches) as well as a new way to determine “cold data” and move it lower-cost storage options. And in conjunction with the release of OES …

ZENworks 2017 Update 2 is Now Shipping

This week, we started shipping ZENworks Configuration Management 2017, Update 2 — the most comprehensive version of our renowned Unified Endpoint Management software to date. Update 2 builds off the momentum we started with Update 1, which enabled support for iOS. Update 2 now supports Android, resulting in a complete platform agnostic system that you …

How to stress/load test your GroupWise system with messages

Sometimes an admin may want to stress test their GroupWise system, underlying filesystem performance and message flow by load testing it with hundreds or thousands of messages. With the correct tools, this is actually quite easy to do. The tool I chose was Apache JMeter which allows you to create automation scripts, and thankfully includes …

Enterprise Messaging and Disaster Recovery

Micro Focus offers an integrated disaster recovery solution as part of the Enterprise Messaging product to ensure that your email system is always up and running. This solution acts as a failover, so that if your live Enterprise Messaging email system goes down, you can have an offsite, or cloud disaster recovery system that can …

ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Delayed – Updated

As many of you are aware, ZENworks 2017 Update 2 was set to be released this week. However, on January 16, Oracle released a Critical Patch Update Advisory mentioning the vulnerabilities fixed in a number of its products. The Update fixed 21 vulnerabilities that are present in the previous versions of Java SE. Given the …

Upcoming ZENworks Community Technical Webinars

Happy New Year! I’m pleased to announce several upcoming webinars for the first quarter of this year. These are: What’s New in ZENworks 2017 Update 2 – Mobile Management Enhancements Jan 24, 2018 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Mountain This session will introduce the new mobile management capabilities of ZENworks 2017 Update 2. This release …

Using ZENworks Patch Management to protect against Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

I have no doubt that by now you are well aware of last week’s announcements from the security community about new security threats—known as Meltdown and Spectre—that exploit the “speculative execution” feature found in modern processors, including Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. While this is a hardware vulnerability, the major operating system vendors—Microsoft, Apple, SUSE, …

Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities and Open Enterprise Server (OES)

Hi Everyone, I think by now everyone should be familiar with the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities and the nature of them. Open Enterprise Server (OES) by virtue of running on a Linux platform is indirectly impacted and SUSE has been leading the response from our end, by releasing the kernel and CPU microcode patches for …

Filr is TLSv1.2 ready

The Filr 3.3 release comes with a very important capability that is going to enable Filr deployments to become very secure going forward. The capability I am talking about here is the support of TLSv1.2 protocol.

Worried About BYOD? You Should Be

The bring your own device (BYOD) debate has suddenly become a top issue again, following the recent White House decision to ban personal devices from the West Wing. “The security and integrity of the technology systems at the White House is a top priority for the Trump administration and therefore, starting next week, the use …

GroupWise Resource Archive – December 2017

Seasons Greetings to all readers and Best Wishes from Advansys for a happy and prosperous 2018! The December 2017 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.

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