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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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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

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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

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

You’re Having Problems with a Micro Focus Product? Oh No!



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May 10, 2016 2:10 pm

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When you are having problems with one or more of our products, you come to our site for one thing:  help resolving your problem and getting your systems purring contently ASAP.   It’s up to us to provide you with all the tools you need to do that and to make them easy to find and access Folks in need …

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DROWN openssl patches for OES

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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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