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How to stress/load test your GroupWise system with messages

Rodney Wilder

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January 22, 2018 12:26 pm

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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 …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Messaging & Team Collaboration, Technical

Enterprise Messaging and Disaster Recovery

qmangus

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January 18, 2018 1:14 pm

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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 …

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Categories: Collaboration, Enterprise Messaging, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, GroupWise Disaster Recovery (Reload)

ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Delay

jblackett

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January 18, 2018 11:45 am

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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 …

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Categories: ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management

Upcoming ZENworks Community Technical Webinars

jblackett

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January 16, 2018 12:11 pm

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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 …

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Categories: Service Desk, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Using ZENworks Patch Management to protect against Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Darrin VandenBos

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January 12, 2018 2:26 pm

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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, …

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

Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities and Open Enterprise Server (OES)

Madhan

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January 10, 2018 2:58 pm

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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 …

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Categories: Announcements, File Services and Management, General, Information Management & Governance, IT Operations Management, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Security, Technical

Filr is TLSv1.2 ready



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January 10, 2018 2:53 pm

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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.

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Categories: Collaboration, Filr, Messaging & Team Collaboration, Mobility, Technical

Worried About BYOD? You Should Be

Gil Cattelain

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January 4, 2018 2:38 pm

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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 …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks

GroupWise Resource Archive – December 2017

Advansys

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January 2, 2018 9:20 am

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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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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Messaging & Team Collaboration, Technical

Script for testing SMTP with Telnet

Laura Buckley

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January 2, 2018 9:17 am

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There are times when we, as email system administrators, may have issues with mail flow between our GWIAs and external systems. A common troubleshooting step is to go back to basics and use Telnet to test the SMTP connectivity and send a test email. This troubleshooting step can prove invaluable and assist us in diagnosing …

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