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Darrin VandenBos

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ZENworks Product Manager for Endpoint Security, Full Disk Encryption, and Patch Management

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

Darrin VandenBos

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.

Mandatory baselines being removed in ZENworks 2017 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

August 10, 2016 10:35 am

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Patch policies were introduced in the ZENworks 11 SP3 release with the intent to eventually replace the Mandatory Baseline functionality. Mandatory baselines can be used to deploy a base set of specific patches to a group of devices. Patch policies provide the same capability (deploying specific patches), but add the flexibility to deploy patches via …

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ZENworks Patch Management Support for Windows 10 Updates

Darrin VandenBos

July 21, 2016 10:26 am

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Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft changed their business model for operating system delivery and support. Over the last several months, I’ve received lots of questions about how ZENworks Patch Management handles “Windows 10 updates.” In response to these questions, here’s a short review of Microsoft’s new model and how ZENworks supports this model. Review of …

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

Darrin VandenBos

June 2, 2016 1:52 pm

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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 …

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What’s New in ZENworks 11.4.2 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

June 1, 2016 12:46 pm

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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 …

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“The Proper Way to Implement ZENworks Patch Policies” Community Technical Webinar recording now available

Darrin VandenBos

October 21, 2015 1:50 pm

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We held a well-attended Community Technical Webinar today for ZENworks Patch Management. Bryan Thoreson and Chris Seiler addressed best practices for implementing and configuring Patch policies, and provided tips around troubleshooting patch content issues. If you missed the webinar, you can view the recording here.

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