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ZCM 2017 Branding Application Window not just for “Branding”



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February 13, 2017 2:04 pm

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ZENworks 2017 brings a lot of new features, for users and administrators, too. For the user’s environment a big change is brought through the “ZENworks Application Window”. (Let’s wish a good retirement to the good old NAL!). With this new Application Window, ZENworks 2017 provides branding capabilities through an “End User Branding Policy“. Yes, a …

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Reducing the Number of JoinProxy Servers in a Public Network



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February 10, 2017 5:48 pm

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A Micro Focus customer wanted to introduce the Work from Home option for its employees. To resolve system-related issues that might occur on these devices, the customer required remote control access. Remote access can be achieved by the use of JoinProxy servers. Micro Focus had successfully tested a scenario in which 5000 devices …

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It’s Time to Lay the Groundwork for a Digital Workspace

Gil Cattelain

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February 9, 2017 3:50 pm

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A new generation of employees are entering the workforce, and they are bringing with them a very different set of habits and beliefs. One of the biggest differences is the non-negotiable expectation that they can get their work done at any time and from any location, using the devices, connectivity, applications and collaborative tools of …

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Managing a virtual android device (Android x86) through ZENworks



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February 1, 2017 2:28 pm

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ZENworks 2017 provides mobile management capabilities. You can get a first-hand experience of the features provided by trying it out on a virtual Android device if you do not have a real device handy.  The latest Android release (as of writing this article) Android-x86 6.0-r2 is available for download at http://www.android-x86.org. The following steps may …

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ZENworks Configuration Management 2017: Your Ticket to Unified Endpoint Management

Gil Cattelain

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January 26, 2017 9:56 am

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Imagine trying to drive a car without a dashboard. You would have to manually check under the hood for fluids, and guess about critical metrics like your speed, mileage and engine temperature. Driving, in other words, would be immensely difficult — just like trying to manually oversee an enterprise IT environment without a centralized management …

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Using the #ZENworks ISDTool with the #MicrosoftDeploymentToolkit (#MDT)

jblackett

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January 23, 2017 12:29 pm

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In the recent Windows 10 Deployment Best Pracitices webinar I showed you how to use MDT to deploy Windows 10 with an MDT bundle, introduced in ZENworks 11.4. One of the things I talked about there was the need to use ISDTool. This tool allows you to send status message information back to the ZENworks server …

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Windows 10 Best Practices using ZCM

okoelsch

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January 20, 2017 11:17 am

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Are you planning a Windows 10 rollout in the next few weeks? Are you looking for an easy-to-manage, fully automated solution that also supports different hardware types? Are you using ZENWorks Configuration Management and are you struggling with Microsoft Deployment Tools (MDT)? If you answered “Yes” to at least 2 questions, you should read more. …

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Primary User Calculation and Reset in ZENworks



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January 16, 2017 11:11 am

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uajay explains how to calculate the Primary User on a machine based on the number of user logins, the amount of time the user is logged in, or the designated user…

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Installing ZENworks Agent through Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)

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January 13, 2017 3:46 pm

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The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) can help build an automated installation source for deploying Windows OS and Office. The build can also include device drivers, Windows updates, and any other software. The ZENworks Agent is one such software that needs to be installed during deployment. Now, let me explain the way …

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Update to ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates

Darrin VandenBos

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January 6, 2017 3:37 pm

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[NOTE: This article does not apply to Windows 10 updates; Windows 10 patch releases are slightly different than Windows 7 and 8.1. For information about how Windows 10 patches work, see ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 10 updates.] In August 2016, I wrote a Cool Solutions article (ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 …

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