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DROWN openssl patches for OES

Madhan

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March 8, 2016 2:00 pm

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The OES team has validated and released the openssl patches for what’s known as the DROWN vulnerability.  These patches have been made available for OES releases that are in maintenance. Note : Posted an update after the general availability of these patches on 8th March 2016

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

Changes to the Novell, NetIQ, MicroFocus, Borland Forums



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March 4, 2016 12:52 pm

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Have you noticed some changes to the Novell forums at http://forums.novell.com over the past couple of months?   We’re undergoing a process/effort to consolidate forums for all Micro Focus portfolio products into a single site. Unless you’ve been living under a rock and are deaf AND blind, chances are you’ve noticed that Micro Focus is …

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Identity Manager Bundle Edition 4.5 for OES / BCC customers now available

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January 28, 2016 1:59 pm

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The IDM 4.5 Bundle Edition is now available for all entitled customers  (current on Open Enterprise Server or Business Continuity Cluster maintenance).  You can download the standard IDM 4.5 builds from the NetIQ site and the IDM 4.5 Bundle Edition keys are available in the entitlement section of the NetIQ customer center. In addition to the eDirectory …

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NetWare Survey and NetWare Premium Lifeline Support

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January 25, 2016 1:58 pm

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If you still have some of those workhorse NetWare servers up and running, do take a moment to fill out this survey and let us know how you are using it and what can we do to help move those workloads to OES Linux. And by the way, for those needing that extra time to …

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

Coming soon… Identity Manager Bundle Edition 4.5

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January 25, 2016 12:00 pm

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Here’s some good news for those looking for an update on IDM 4.5 Bundle Edition.  It’s in the works and getting ready.  Stay tuned for further updates in a couple of weeks.

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SLES 11 SP3 EOL and OES

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January 18, 2016 1:12 pm

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SLES SPs are supported for 6 months after the release of the next support pack and since SLES 11 SP4 was released in July’15, SLES 11 SP3 is set to go out of support end of Jan’16. SLES 11 SP3 is the base platform for OES 11 SP2 and OES 2015.  You, as an OES …

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Open Enterprise Server 2015 SP1 – Beta

Madhan

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January 18, 2016 12:49 pm

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We are almost ready for the beta of the first major update to OES 2015. The key highlights of this release include: Salvage / Purge support over CIFS for eDirectory and AD Users Continued improvements to SMB Version 2 stack Policy based purge Improvements to NSS AD Integration FTP Support for AD Users Support for …

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Using Active Directory? Now You Can Leverage Novell Storage Services (NSS) in OES 2015

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December 21, 2015 10:57 am

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If you’re familiar with Open Enterprise Server (OES) and the accompanying NSS file storage service from Micro Focus, then you’re most likely aware that, up until recently, NSS was reserved for eDirectory users only. After reviewing feedback from our customers, however, we learned that the lack of NSS support for Active Directory users was problematic …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, General, Open Enterprise Server, PR Blog, Technical

Sweetening the Deal: OES 2015 Comes With Filr Access

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December 15, 2015 1:18 pm

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Up to 8 exabytes of data storage. Access to NSS for Active Directory users. SMB version 2 protocol support. These are just some of the important features that you’ll gain access to when you purchase or upgrade to Open Enterprise Server (OES) 2015, the latest version of Micro Focus’ premium network services platform. Now, there’s …

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Simplifying Your Migration to OES 2015 through File Reporter and Storage Manager

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December 1, 2015 1:33 pm

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The recent release of OES 2015 is a big leap forward in terms of both capabilities and reliability. With the expanded storage capacity for network volumes, NSS file system access from Microsoft Active Directory, iPrint enhancements, and an extensive range of performance improvements, upgrading to OES 2015 should be a the objective of every customer …

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