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Enrolling existing devices to the Apple Device Enrollment Program for simplified provisioning with #ZENworks

jblackett

June 29, 2018 7:42 pm

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As I am sure you are aware, using the Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) to enroll devices simplifies the process of provisioning devices with ZENworks and allows you to perform over-the-air supervision of the device. Supervising an iOS device opens a variety of additional settings and profiles that can be applied to restrict the …

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Q3 2018 – #ZENworks Community Webinars Announcement

jblackett

June 25, 2018 3:43 pm

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I am pleased to announce the next quarter’s ZENworks Community Webinars. This quarter we are trying to broaden our webinars to look not only at ZENworks but also at solutions from our partners and other groups within Micro Focus we think might be interesting to you based on the problems they solve. We’ll be interested …

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Looking for feedback on future ZENworks requirement

jblackett

April 23, 2018 10:49 pm

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As you are all aware, back in the ZENworks 2017 timeframe we were considering moving to an Appliance-only model for the ZENworks Primary Server. The intent of this was to optimize the number of platforms that needed to be tested and improve the overall stability of the system. Based on your feedback at the time, …

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Q2 #ZENworks Community Webinars announcement!

jblackett

March 29, 2018 1:13 pm

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Hello ZENworks Community! I am pleased to announce our Q2 schedule for the ZENworks Community Webinars. We had a great Q1 and covered several great topics. The recordings have all been posted at https://www.microfocus.com/products/zenworks/configuration-management/resources/ We look forward to seeing you at the webinars this quarter! Don’t forget if you have ideas for webinars to add them or …

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ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Delayed – Updated

jblackett

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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Upcoming ZENworks Community Technical Webinars

jblackett

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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Fixing the pesky #ZENworks imaging driver issues once and for all

jblackett

December 2, 2017 12:46 pm

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As you are all probably aware, for many years we’ve suffered from challenges when attempting to image the latest and greatest desktop, laptop and now Windows 10 tablet hardware. The root of the problem lies in the fact that ZENworks has traditionally used a SUSE Linux based environment to perform ZENworks imaging tasks. The typical …

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Building Dashboards with Drilldowns to ZCC with ZENworks Reporting

jblackett

October 3, 2017 4:56 am

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As I’m sure you are aware by now, the Micro Focus Endpoint Management portfolio provides you with a powerful reporting platform in the form of ZENworks Reporting. In previous Cool Solutions we’ve talked about the basics of ZENworks Reporting, how to build basic dashboards and even how to connect dashboards together. In last month’s Open …

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Looking for ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Beta Sites

jblackett

October 3, 2017 12:51 am

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We are getting close to starting the ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Beta. The core capabilities added in this release are: Android Work profile management (android app deployment, license management and configuration, limiting of sharing data between managed and unmanaged applications, policies to limit screen sharing, cut and paste, USB debugging, etc) Windows PE Based imaging …

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Ten years of Endpoint Management goodness and more to come!

jblackett

August 31, 2017 9:35 pm

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As the Product Line Manager for the Unified Endpoint Management products here at Micro Focus, over the last ten years, I have seen a lot of things happen. I literally started in my role as Product Manager the week after ZENworks Configuration Management 10 shipped. As I am sure many of you will recall that …

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