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Open Enterprise Server 2015 and AD Only Users



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March 11, 2015 3:20 pm

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We had previously posted a video of how you can migrate the file system rights of existing eDirectory OES users to their equivalent AD identity. We now have a new video to show you what happens when the user exists only in Active Directory IE if your organization is moving to AD as …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, General, NetWare, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Open Enterprise Server 2015 Roadmap Webinar



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March 10, 2015 9:08 am

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We recently had a webinar outlining the new features coming in OES 2015. For those of you who missed the webinar, or those of you who wish to see it again, the recording has now been posted.

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Filr 1.2 Technical Preview



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February 4, 2015 10:19 am

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Hi Everyone. For those not familiar with a Technical Preview, it allows people, beyond the closed beta group, to access the pre-released software and provide feedback to Novell. We are now ready to accept people into the Technical Preview of Filr 1.2.

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Categories: Announcements, Collaboration, File & Networking Services, Filr, Novell, Technical

Using Chromebooks with Novell iPrint



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November 18, 2014 11:11 am

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During BrainShare quite a few people came up asking for and integration between Novell iPrint and Google’s Chromebooks. While we have plans for something like this, it is still a ways out. A couple of us put our heads together to see if we could come up with something sooner to help people out now. …

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Categories: End-user How-to, File & Networking Services, General, iPrint, Mobility, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

The Linux “Shellshock” Vulnerability and Your Novell Products

Nick Scholz

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October 2, 2014 12:21 pm

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For all of us at Novell, the security of your data is of the utmost importance. Security researchers have discovered the following new software vulnerabilities that could affect Novell’s products and customers. What is the ShellShock vulnerability and how do I know it exists on my systems?

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, Filr, GroupWise, iPrint, Novell Service Desk, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Patch Notifications, ZENworks

Join the OES 2015 Authorized Beta!

Nick Scholz

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September 16, 2014 2:00 pm

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Dear Open Enterprise Server Customers, The newest version of OES – code named Altair and releasing as OES 2015, is preparing for its authorized beta. What’s New in OES 2015? This is a major release, and as such, it includes some key features and functionality changes, including: SMBv2 support in Novell CIFS >8 TB Pools …

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

The Public Cloud – Is it Safe for Enterprise Files?



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August 5, 2014 3:31 pm

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The enterprise file-sync-and-share (EFSS) market has been heating up for the past few years. There are now more than 120 vendors in this space and nearly all of them leverage the public cloud — infrastructure operated by 3rd parties – for storing files on behalf of enterprise users. The way many of these vendors …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, Filr, Storage Manager

Novell Endpoint Management: Your File Sharing Enforcer

Gil Cattelain

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July 2, 2014 12:54 pm

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By now most of the IT world understands the issues with uncontrolled file sharing, and more than one Novell blog post has discussed those problems. Most organizations would like their employees to avoid using free, unsecure applications such as cloud file sharing. And yet most people are using those apps anyway. According to Net-Security.org, 88 …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, PR Blog, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Suite

Dropbox and Box Users Unintentionally Leaking Data

Bret Fitzgerald

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May 6, 2014 4:52 pm

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Yesterday, Intralinks, a competitor to Dropbox and Box in the file sync and share market, informed BBC News and Graham Cluley about a potential risk to sensitive information stored in Dropbox and Box. Intralinks had apparently notified Dropbox of this issue in November 2013, but Dropbox did not take action until the news broke yesterday. …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Filr, Novell, PR Blog

Using Novell Filr to Help Manage Your Expenses



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May 5, 2014 4:23 pm

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I used to use one of those programs/scanners that they sell at airports and on infomercials to manage my expenses.  A recent upgrade of my laptop to Windows 8.1 forced me to reinstall and upgrade the software and something broke.  It no longer combined all of the receipts for the period into a single document …

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Categories: Applications, Collaboration, End-user How-to, File & Networking Services, Filr, General, Mobility, Technical

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