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Removal of the Device Admin API for Android Devices

Vikram Derebail

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May 9, 2018 3:31 pm

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In December 2017, Google announced that it will deprecate the Device Admin API in the next Android release (Android P), scheduled for 2018 and subsequently, it will be completely removed from the Android 2019 release (Android Q onwards). With the introduction of Android Enterprise features (work-managed device and work profile modes of management) since Android …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Suite

Using PowerShell Script to Manage the Windows 10 Update Policy



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May 4, 2018 8:58 am

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The main objective of this article is to provide step-by-step instructions on how to use PowerShell script to set and modify the Windows update policy using a Windows bundle. The Windows 10 update settings can be easily re-configured using this bundle. This document includes the following information…

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Categories: Endpoint Security, Security, Technical, ZENworks

ZENworks Patch Management: Forcing a patch-required reboot on user logout

Darrin VandenBos

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May 2, 2018 12:06 pm

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Recently, a customer requested a way to force a patch-required reboot when a user logs out. The customer’s machines don’t ever shut down, instead remaining powered on as different users log in and out of them. He wanted a way to suppress patch-required reboots during the user session and then have a reboot occur when …

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

Embedding a Customized QR Code in the Invite User Email



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February 28, 2018 8:59 pm

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This document explains the procedure to add a customized QR code within the Invite User email template that is sent to users as a part of the ZENworks mobile enrollment process. By including a customized QR code, you can share a public or private app with users. Users only need to scan the QR code to download the app on their mobile devices.

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Categories: Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Mobile Workspace

ZENworks 2017 Update 2 is Now Shipping

Gil Cattelain

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January 24, 2018 9:51 am

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This week, we started shipping ZENworks Configuration Management 2017, Update 2 — the most comprehensive version of our renowned Unified Endpoint Management software to date. Update 2 builds off the momentum we started with Update 1, which enabled support for iOS. Update 2 now supports Android, resulting in a complete platform agnostic system that you …

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

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

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

jblackett

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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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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Mobile, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks Configuration Management

Deploying and Using Remote Management Join Proxy Services in Dual Stack Environments With ZENworks 2017 Update 1



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November 10, 2017 2:00 pm

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The main objective of this article is to give a step by step procedure for using remote management in a dual stack network environment using Join Proxy services provided by ZENworks. With the introduction of IPv6 support in the ZENworks 2017 Update 1 release, various…

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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Mobile, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

New Endpoint Management Community Webinars Announcement



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November 2, 2017 8:06 am

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Hello Community! I am pleased to announce to announce our Endpoint Management Community Webinars for November & December.

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Categories: Announcements, Configuration Management, End-user How-to, Endpoint Security, Events, Expert Views, Security, Service Desk, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

In Case You Missed It: Key Takeaways from Micro Focus Techconnect 2017

Gil Cattelain

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October 3, 2017 12:54 pm

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Our team just got back from Berlin, where we hosted Micro Focus Techconnect 2017, formerly known as GWAVAcon — the premier technology event for CIOs, IT directors and managers, network administrators, resellers and consultants. This annual event was once again a tremendous success, and our only regret was that we couldn’t take all of our …

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Categories: Announcements, Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, Expert Views, Filr, General, Mobile, PR Blog, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Mobile Workspace, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

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