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We’re Looking for Input on the Future of Our “Community” Site



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August 25, 2016 9:21 am

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With the merger of Novell, NetIQ, and SUSE with Attachmate…… then the merger of The Attachmate Group with Micro Focus…….  Then the Micro Focus acquisition of Serena, well…… we currently have a quite a disjointed customer community running on multiple platforms and it’s quite a mess. When I talk “community”, it’s the places where you can …

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

Darrin VandenBos

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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.

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Patch Management

Mandatory baselines being removed in ZENworks 2017 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

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

Introducing the New ZENworks Inventory Collector!

Vikram Derebail

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August 9, 2016 11:52 am

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As a Cool Solutions reader and ZENworks customer, you may recall that a couple of months back, the ZENworks Inventory/Asset Management Team had started to revamp the existing Windows Inventory Collector (both hardware and software) to a more current software technology and flexible architecture. This significant change was necessary as we start to support the …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Hello ZENworks Community!

Vikram Derebail

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August 2, 2016 3:22 pm

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My name is Vikram Derebail and I’ve joined the ZENworks Team as the Product Manager for ZENworks Asset Management (ZAM) in the ZENworks Product Suite. I’ve been recently recognized by IAITAM as a Certified Software Asset Manager. Over the next couple of weeks, I will be taking you through the new features in ZAM which …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

ZENworks Patch Management Support for Windows 10 Updates

Darrin VandenBos

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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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Help us improve ZENworks Inventory & Asset Management Reporting



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July 20, 2016 2:31 pm

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As you may be aware, we have embarked upon an exercise where we are revamping domains within ZENworks Reporting. This is to ensure that we meet your expectations both from usability and performance aspects. As first output of this exercise, we have already created a new domain for ZENworks…

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Import / Export Bundles Idea we just implemented in #ZENworks 2017

jblackett

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July 1, 2016 1:13 am

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More good news from the ZENworks 2017 development team! I’m pleased to announce that we have just recently completed implementing https://ideas.microfocus.com/MFI/novell-zcm/Idea/Detail/102. This was a great Idea voted on by many of you, and something we were able to pull off as we brought some new folks up to speed. If you are participating in the closed Beta …

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Quick question for the community

jblackett

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June 8, 2016 10:26 pm

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We are currently working on making the Bundle Status view provide both a consolidated and a per version view. This would allow you to see how many users/devices have a particular version of a bundle or the bundle as a whole. However, right now it looks like when you delete a version, say 0, that …

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

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

Darrin VandenBos

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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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