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CPK/SPK Database

mirwin

January 24, 2007 11:25 am

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Here is a current list of CPKs/SPKs. If you have a CPK or SPK you would like to add to the list, submit them here. And if you are looking for a CPK that isn’t on the list, request it and we’ll add it to the Wish List and see if anyone wants to step up and create it for all those lovely Novell Rewards points.

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ZENworks Handheld Management Install and Upgrade Methodologies

mirwin

October 24, 2006 12:00 am

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In today’s business environment, manually managing servers for periodic updates, installations, and tasks is impractical. It is a well known fact that automating repetitive tasks can significantly lower a system’s total cost of ownership. This article shows how the award-winning Novell ZENworks software can tier, schedule and automate the distribution of Novell patches.

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Automating the Installation or Upgrade of eDirectory 8.8 sp1

mirwin

September 5, 2006 12:00 am

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In today’s business environment, manually managing servers for periodic updates, installations, and tasks is impractical. It is a well known fact that automating repetitive tasks can significantly lower a system’s total cost of ownership. This AppNote shows how the award-winning Novell ZENworks software can tier, schedule and automate the distribution of Novell patches. With ZENworks 7 Server Management with SP1 Policy and Distribution Services, you can use Novell templates for sending patches out, tailor them to suit a particular environment, or even write and compile your own patches for any third-party software you may run on your servers. Almost any software patch can be programmed into a ZENworks Server Management Server Software Package. Must-read for anyone who patches more than once in awhile.

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Automating your Patches on ZENworks 6.5 Desktop Management

mirwin

January 12, 2006 12:00 am

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Freshly Updated: Martin Irwin shows you the ready-made Compiled Packages (CPKs) Novell provides now for ZENworks Desktop Management 6.5. He discusses the patching methodologies of patching Backend and Middle Tier services for both the Windows and NetWare Operating systems. Dive right into the design of each CPK and recommended Best Practice for using each one in this outstanding white paper.

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