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Essay Contest: Micro Focus @School

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August 21, 2017 1:53 pm

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In many parts of the world, students are heading back to school or university. The last thing on their minds is all the technology that makes a modern education possible. But you know better. If you work in the academic sector, you’ve been hard at work for months getting everything in place so they can …

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Categories: Client, Cluster Services, Collaboration, Desktop Containers, Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, GroupWise, iFolder, Information Archiving, iPrint, Messenger, Micro Focus Application Virtualization, Mobility, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Remote Manager, Retain Cloud Archiving, Retain Unified Archiving, Service Desk, Storage Manager, Technical, Vibe, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Mobile Workspace, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Identity Manager Bundle Edition 4.6 is now available for OES / BCC customers

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August 9, 2017 8:44 am

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The IDM 4.6 Bundle Edition is now available for all entitled customers (current on Open Enterprise Server / Business Continuity Cluster maintenance). You can download the IDM 4.6 build and Bundle Edition keys from…

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

Community Hot Topics

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August 2, 2017 12:08 pm

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This community is filled with helpful experts brimming with knowledge. They love to write articles (and earn Rewards Points) but don’t always know what people want to read about. We’re starting a Hot Topics list to make it easier to surface the information needs of the community so our experts can find things to write …

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Categories: Business Continuity Clustering, Collaboration, Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, GroupWise, iFolder, Information Archiving, iPrint, Messenger, Micro Focus Application Virtualization, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Remote Manager, Retain Cloud Archiving, Retain Unified Archiving, Service Desk, Storage Manager, Technical, Vibe, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Mobile Workspace, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

File and Print Community Webinars – 2017



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July 31, 2017 3:58 pm

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I am excited to announce the next set of File and Print Community webinars for OES, iPrint, Filr, and File Reporter. Hands-On experience, Deployment Notes, Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks, Implementation Strategies, and Sneak Previews are some of the experiences these webinars will aim to provide…

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Categories: Business Continuity Clustering, Cluster Services, File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Filr, iFolder, iPrint, Mobility, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite, Technical

Open Enterprise Server 11 – A note on the impending end of general support

Madhan

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May 12, 2017 10:23 am

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As many of you are aware, OES 11 is finally exiting the general support phase after serving you and us well, for over 5.5 years on June 13, 2017. This was to happen in December 2016 and after a lot of feedback, we extended it by 6 months to help plan your move to OES …

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

Client for OES and Windows 10 RS2

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April 6, 2017 12:54 pm

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In testing the pre-release version(s) of the Windows 10 “Creators Update” (also referred to as “Redstone 2” or “RS2”), we found an issue where in the Client for OES, login settings are lost after applying this update (because of the manner in which the upgrade process uninstalls and…

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

Mirror iManager Plug-ins on local server



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March 31, 2017 3:05 pm

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Your environment runs fine, all hosts are up and running. You install the latest OES updates but then, you have to install a few iManager NPMs which are not delivered with the OES patches. Normally you do not allow your iManager to connect to the internet. So you have to reconfigure iManager to use the …

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Categories: Cool Tools, End-user How-to, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

Help us get some insights into your Disaster Recovery strategies for OES

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March 28, 2017 1:34 pm

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We are running a short anonymous survey to gather your DR needs for OES and how that’s being met today. We are also trying to determine if you will be interested in a maximum RPO / minimum RTO solution to protect OES workloads using PlateSpin solutions. The survey should take no more than …

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

Open Enterprise Server: It’s a Windows world, right?

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February 14, 2017 11:17 am

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What’s with this “either-or” thinking lately?  “Windows” or bust!  Give me “Linux” or give me death!  An “Apple” a day keeps the viruses at bay!   All in all, it can get pretty contentious, even in the IT world.  But is taking such a strong stance really necessary?  Shouldn’t it all be about value, cost, and …

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

What’s in Micro Focus maintenance?

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January 13, 2017 11:27 am

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Often, I’m asked why companies should continue to pay maintenance on their Micro Focus software licenses.  Most licenses nowadays are perpetual.  In other words—you bought the right to use the version of the product you’re on.  So what’s the value of maintenance after that?  Many times, IT professionals don’t really know what they are getting …

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Categories: Collaboration, File & Networking Services, Filr, General, GroupWise, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

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