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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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Operating File and Print in the Modern Enterprise: Why OES remains a great decision



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August 19, 2016 2:14 pm

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The growth of data in the enterprise isn’t slowing down.  In fact—IDC expects storage needs to reach in excess of 73 million terabytes by 2020.  If solving your enterprise’s file and storage needs were as easy as hooking up another hard-drive, there wouldn’t be a huge problem.  However, we all know it isn’t as simple …

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Impressive New Capabilities Introduced in New Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory

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August 17, 2016 3:36 pm

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The recent release of Micro Focus Storage Manager 5.0 for Active Directory introduces a complete administrative interface makeover, as well as some impressive new capabilities designed to both ease administration and expand the product’s management role in the network file system. Some of these new features have been driven by customer requests, others by the …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Reporter, Open Enterprise Server, Storage Manager, Technical

Here’s Part of the Agenda for GWAVACon Berlin 2016!

Gil Cattelain

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August 4, 2016 1:44 pm

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  In about a month, the Micro Focus team will travel to Berlin to take part in GWAVACon 2016 (September 13-14). As discussed in a recent blog post, GWAVACon is an annual two-day conference, which is presented by one of our biggest technology partners, GWAVA. Each year, GWAVACon provides a tremendous opportunity to catch the …

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Filr 2017 Technical Preview 1 is now ready!



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July 26, 2016 12:39 pm

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Hi everyone We’re ready with our first Technical Preview of Filr 2017.  In case you missed Dev’s post about Filr 2017, here is a list of the new features: Net Folder sharing: Now share not just files but also folders inside Net Folders via Micro Focus Filr 2017 both with your teams and your external …

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Performance improvements due to better NSS disk storage allocation policies with OES 2015 SP1



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July 26, 2016 12:29 pm

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Beginning with the OES 2015 SP1 release, the NSS file system has improved disk storage allocation policies. This improvement in disk storage allocation is referred to as delayed block allocation. Delayed block allocation improves the file system performance and reduces the file fragmentation by effectively writing larger amounts of data at a time. Delayed block …

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Join us for a TechTalk on OES 2015 SP1 – What’s New and Improved

Madhan

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July 19, 2016 12:53 pm

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Hello Everyone, join us for a TechTalk on OES 2015 SP1 this Thursday – hosted by Lothar Wegner, Technology Specialist, and myself. You can register for the Webinar here…

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

Feedback Requested – iFolder in OES

Madhan

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July 11, 2016 1:56 pm

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iFolder was revolutionary when it was introduced. 2.x version on NetWare and the initial versions on OES and how they tied into the rest of system like NetStorage was superb. iFolder 3.x based on mono – improved on 2.x in many areas like user experience, multiple folder sharing etc, but we lost some capabilities as …

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

Upgrading to OES 2015 SP1—Easier Than Ever



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June 17, 2016 10:55 am

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Sometimes, doing any sort of server upgrade can be a time-consuming process.  That’s especially true if you are still using physical media and have to manually tend each machine during the upgrade process.  Well—with OES 2015 SP1, you can now use the patch or upgrade channel to do your upgrades. This should reduce the time …

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OES 2015 SP1 is now available for download

Madhan

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June 15, 2016 8:40 am

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Hello Everyone, We released OES 2015 SP1 yesterday and you can download it from here. Key highlights of the release include: Salvage / Purge support over CIFS (for both eDirectory and AD users) CIFS Performance improvements NSS Performance improvements by reducing disk fragmentation Enhancements to NSS AD Integration FTP support for AD users Multi-forest Support …

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