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Another Idea implemented!

jblackett

August 19, 2015 1:32 pm

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Good news from sprint demo day! Today I saw a small, but powerful enhancement that we’ve managed to get into the 11.4.1 code base. This idea comes from https://ideas.microfocus.com/MFI/novell-zcm/Idea/Detail/191 and is especially important to customers that have large numbers of objects in their zone. The implementation for 11.4.1 is shown below: In this screenshot you …

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What would you like to learn about ZENworks?

jblackett

August 14, 2015 8:54 am

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For many years I have heard from a number of you that you need more training, but that you don’t have dollars to spend on it. In an attempt to better enable you to get the most out of your ZENworks products we are currently investigating a number of potential ways of getting you the information you …

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Introducing ZENworks 11 SP4!

jblackett

August 5, 2015 1:52 pm

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After a long wait the new version of ZENworks 11 is now available! The ZENworks 11SP4 release is really focused on helping you, our customers, address some long standing pain points and in providing some key enhancements you’ve requested. If you are interested in finding out more about what’s new, click here to read about all the …

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Hackfest and Ideas a match made in heaven

jblackett

July 8, 2015 8:56 am

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As I’m sure you are all aware we recently rolled out the Ideas forum as a place that the community could help us prioritize what was important to the majority of you. If you aren’t, make sure to check out this article. What you probably don’t know is that we also recently had a 4 day …

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Introducing the Novell Ideas Portal!

jblackett

June 16, 2015 7:55 am

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I’m sure a lot of you have entered a lot of enhancements requests and I’m equally sure that most of you never heard back from us on what happened to your idea and for that I apologize. In most cases what happened is that a Product Manager did an initial review of the request, determined …

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Help us make inventory better

jblackett

May 27, 2015 8:21 am

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The ZENworks Development team is currently working to rebuild the existing Windows Inventory Collector(s) (based on C) into a refreshed, modern, and more flexible .NET architecture. The purpose of this change is to allows us to respond to customer issues in less time and allows us to quickly and easily integrate the new features that are latest …

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Community building survey

jblackett

May 5, 2015 4:43 pm

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One of the things that we hear from customers is that they can’t find other people that are running Novell products or that have Novell skills. There are a lot more of you than you may realize and as a Novell Product Management team we are looking for ways we can help reinvigorate the Novell communities that can …

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Filr 1.2 is here!

jblackett

April 23, 2015 11:18 am

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Filr 1.2 was released yesterday so I thought I’d take a quick minute and give a shout out to the engineering and test teams, beta customers and technical previewers to say thanks for all you do. I also want to take a minute and share a few highlights of the release. Some of the key …

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Distributing Novell Filr for Windows with ZENworks Configuration Management

jblackett

April 21, 2015 11:51 am

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This solution provides instructions for distributing Novell Filr with ZENworks Configuration Management on Windows devices. As with other solutions powered by the ZENworks bundle management capabilities, the bundles created as part of this solution are also available to you by subscribing to the ZENguru zone. For more information about subscribing to the ZENworks zone please …

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Distributing the .NET Framework 4.5.2 with ZENworks bundles

jblackett

April 16, 2015 9:50 am

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Many applications require the use of the .NET Framework in order to use them. These include applications such as the latest ZENworks agent, Novell Filr, and many others. This cool solutions looks at how to build a bundle that will install the .NET Framework either standalone or as a dependent application. In order to build …

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