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September Collaboration Community Technical Webinar Scheduled

Mike Bills

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August 31, 2016 9:12 am

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We keep rolling with the monthly Collaboration Community Technical webinars. The next one will be held on September 29 at 10am Mountain time. The Topic: Digging into GroupWise Messenger: How to use it now and what’s coming in the future. In this webinar you will learn from the Messenger Engineering team how to setup and configure …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, Messenger

GroupWise Resource Archive – August 2016

Advansys

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August 31, 2016 9:04 am

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

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Technical

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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Categories: ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management

GroupWise 2014 R2 SP1 HP1 (14.2.1.1) Available!

Mike Bills

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August 30, 2016 8:11 am

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Last week we shipped GroupWise 2014 R2 SP1 HP1 (14.2.1.1) and it is now available for customers that are active on maintenance to download and apply. This release contains no new features and is a straight hot patch. We highly recommend that customers on GroupWise 2014 R2 and later update to this hot patch. Customers …

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Categories: Announcements, Collaboration, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog

We’re Looking for Input on the Future of Our “Community” Site



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August 25, 2016 9:21 am

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With the merger of Novell, NetIQ, and SUSE with Attachmate…… then the merger of The Attachmate Group with Micro Focus…….  Then the Micro Focus acquisition of Serena, well…… we currently have a quite a disjointed customer community running on multiple platforms and it’s quite a mess. When I talk “community”, it’s the places where you can …

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Categories: Announcements, Applications, Cloud Computing, Cluster Services, Collaboration, Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, General, GroupWise, iFolder, iPrint, Messenger, Micro Focus Application Virtualization, Mobility, NetWare, Novell, Novell Client, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Remote Manager, Service Desk, Storage Manager, Vibe, 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

Feature Focus: File Reporter Tree Map

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August 22, 2016 2:39 pm

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In an earlier article, I briefly covered the high level capabilities of the new File Reporter Tree Map along with those of the other Data Analytics tools – the Dashboard and the Pivot Grid. But until now, I really didn’t have the time to give the Tree Map the attention it deserved. But first, a …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Technical

What’s New in The Micro Focus iPrint iOS 3.0 App



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August 22, 2016 12:45 pm

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We’ve recently released a new iOS app for iPrint. This app brings with it many new features that you may not be aware of. These new features include: Revamped UI experience Photo Printing Camera Printing Web Page printing Job history iOS App extensions support WalkUp Job management Let’s take a moment to look at each …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, iPrint, Technical

Looking for ideas about ZENworks Patch Management reports, dashboard, and status

Darrin VandenBos

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August 22, 2016 12:24 pm

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I’m currently gathering ideas about ways we can improve the reports, dashboard, and patch status data in ZENworks Patch Management. If you are interested in influencing the direction of the product in these areas, drop me an email at darrin.vandenbos@microfocus.com and we’ll set up a time to talk.

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

Operating File and Print in the Modern Enterprise: Why OES remains a great decision



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August 19, 2016 2:14 pm

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The growth of data in the enterprise isn’t slowing down.  In fact—IDC expects storage needs to reach in excess of 73 million terabytes by 2020.  If solving your enterprise’s file and storage needs were as easy as hooking up another hard-drive, there wouldn’t be a huge problem.  However, we all know it isn’t as simple …

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Categories: Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

Impressive New Capabilities Introduced in New Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory

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August 17, 2016 3:36 pm

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The recent release of Micro Focus Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory introduces a complete administrative interface makeover, as well as some impressive new capabilities designed to both ease administration and expand the product’s management role in the network file system. Some of these new features have been driven by customer requests, others by the …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Reporter, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

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