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Windows XP Support in ZENworks

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March 20, 2014 12:02 pm

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As you might expect we are trying to determine how long we need to support Windows XP in ZENworks. I would like to understand from you when you plan to be completely off of Windows XP.

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Categories: Technical, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

ZENguru Cool Solutions Zone

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March 13, 2014 4:59 pm

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Now that ZENworks 11SP3 has been released I’m happy to announce that I’ve setup my own ZENworks zone on the Internet that you can subscribe to and download common Cool Solutions bundles. Initially I expect the content will be pretty sparse, but over time I expect you’ll see lots more. The purpose of this solution is to describe how to setup a subscription to my zone and discuss the currently available bundles.

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Using ZENworks to Remote Control the Current User Session on an OS X 10.7 or later Macintosh with ZENworks



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February 26, 2014 12:12 pm

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The documentation for ZENworks 11sp2 and 11sp3 notes that remote management via VNC is different for machines running OS X 10.7 and later. Specifically, on these later machines VNC will start a new login rather than connecting to the user’s currently logged in session. The ZEN docs suggest using Vine server as a substitute for …

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Deploying ZCM 11.2.4 with VMware View 5.3 with Linked-Clone Image



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December 16, 2013 1:14 pm

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This cool solution will help you to deploy ZENworks Configuration Agent 11 SP2 (11.2.4) with VMware View 5.3 (VDI Solution) with Linked-Clone Image. Novell Domain Services for Windows is used here instead of Active Directory. Environment: Open Enterprise Server 11 SP1 Novell Domain Services for Windows ZENworks Configuration Manager 11.2.4 VMware View 5.3 Windows 7 …

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You asked and we delivered: Novell Service Desk Mobile apps – iOS & Android



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December 9, 2013 11:48 am

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We are pleased to announce Novell Service Desk mobile apps for iOS & Android are now available for download.

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Categories: Announcements, Endpoint Management, Expert Views, General, Mobility, Service Desk, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

ZENworks Content Reporting Package

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December 3, 2013 4:00 pm

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The ZENworks Content Reporting Package is a ZENworks Reporting 5 domain for building custom ZR5 reports and views, a set of approximately 20 predefined ad hoc views and a set of default reports that can be used to obtain information about the content stored in the ZENworks Content Repository. This domain currently supports only zones …

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Configuring a Domain in ZENworks Reporting 5



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November 21, 2013 12:23 pm

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With release of ZENworks Reporting 5 (ZR5), we have introduced a new reporting engine. Through this article, I’ll try to explain some ZR5 terminologies along with an overview of how to configure a domain in ZR5 and what happens in background.

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Categories: End-user How-to, Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Reporting

Linux Package Management and ZENworks Configuration Management

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November 15, 2013 3:05 pm

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On a recent call with a former ZENworks Linux Management customer that has since updated to ZENworks Configuration Management the other day I was reminded that things changed significantly between the two. The customer couldn’t figure out what we’d done with the functionality of a ZLM Catalog, and apparently it’s not very well documented, so …

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Getting Bundle Chaining to work the way it did in ZENworks 7

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October 9, 2013 11:52 am

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This last week I’ve been in Europe attending GWAVACon Dusseldorf, training our SEs and partners on ZENworks 11 SP3, and visiting with customers and partners. During one of my visits this week I got asked a question that comes up frequently. The question was…”In ZENworks 7 when you chain applications together, if App1 (Word) depends on App2 (Office) then every time I launch Word it checks the version of Office and if it is newer then it updates the dependent application. How do I get the same behavior in ZENworks Configuration Management?”

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ZENworks release updates

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October 7, 2013 4:56 pm

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Wondering what’s happening with ZENworks 11.2.4? How about 11 SP3? Read on to get the latest updates.

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Categories: Expert Views, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Patch Management

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