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News Flash: Your Business Is Quickly Outgrowing Its File Storage Capacity

Gil Cattelain

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November 24, 2015 12:35 pm

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Your IT department’s workload is steadily growing year over year as your company continues to rely on it to facilitate new business initiatives. Like over 70 percent of organizations, it’s now using big data to remain competitive. And with a fresh budget heading into 2016, there’s no question that the size—and complexity—of your network will …

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FreeRadius on OES 2 with Group Integration



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November 20, 2015 8:45 am

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How to install and integrate FreeRadius on OES 2 to use simple group membership to determine access via RADIUS.

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Have You Heard About the Cluster Service Promotion for OES 2015?

Gil Cattelain

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November 12, 2015 3:48 pm

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In case you haven’t heard the news, a new version of Micro Focus’s Open Enterprise Server 2015 (OES 2015) has hit the market. It is the next-generation version of the widely popular Open Enterprise Server network resource management platform. OES 2015 comes with much more storage capacity (up to 8 exabytes, vs. 8 terabytes), as …

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New Kanaka DMGs Released to Support El Capitan

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November 5, 2015 11:34 am

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With Apple’s release of Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11), we have updated the Kanaka for Mac Plug-in installer to support the location of Directory Utility.app. There is no functional change in the product. You can download the new DMGs at…

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The Novell (Attachmate) and Micro Focus Merger: One Year Later

Gil Cattelain

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October 29, 2015 3:22 pm

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It’s hard to believe, but almost a whole year has passed since Novell, creator of the world-renowned ZENworks, Open Enterprise Server, and GroupWise, was officially acquired by Micro Focus International, a leading provider of software and IT services. Now that the lengthy acquisition process is complete, and the companies have been fully integrated for about …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, Open Enterprise Server, PR Blog, Vibe, ZENworks

Your Network Called – It’s Time To Upgrade To Open Enterprise Server 2015

Gil Cattelain

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October 26, 2015 3:18 pm

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Your network is currently struggling with the following problems: First and foremost, your network is close to, or currently at its storage capacity limit, a problem that needs to be addressed immediately considering the ever-increasing amount of data your business uses on a daily basis. Secondly, your end users can’t easily access the applications and …

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Best Practices for Preparing Your Network for Filr, Using File Reporter and Storage Manager

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October 6, 2015 1:33 pm

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A few months after the initial release of Filr, I wrote an article on how file management products such as File Reporter and Storage Manager could simplify the deployment of Filr by utilizing product features to not only help you learn which files make sense to make available for remote file sharing and access, but …

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Troubleshooting DSfW user authentication

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October 2, 2015 3:15 pm

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Logs and configurations to look at to troubleshoot and resolve DSfW user authentication.

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DSfW FSMO Roles

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October 2, 2015 3:12 pm

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In Domain Services for Windows, as in AD, there are 5 roles that are assigned to the first DSfW server in the forest.  These roles are called Flexible Single Master Operation roles or FSMO roles for short. The 5 FSMO roles are: The RID Manager server The PDC Emulator server The Infrastructure server The Schema …

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In Case You Missed It: Micro Focus GWAVACon 2015 in Berlin

Gil Cattelain

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September 25, 2015 11:11 am

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It’s been a busy week here at Micro Focus, as the team is fresh off an excellent event in IT, GWAVACon—an annual conference for network professionals filled with informative lectures and discussions. This year, the theme of the conference was mail server management and enterprise messaging. For the second year running, the event was held …

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