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ZENworks Patch Management: Forcing a patch-required reboot on user logout

Darrin VandenBos

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May 2, 2018 12:06 pm

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Recently, a customer requested a way to force a patch-required reboot when a user logs out. The customer’s machines don’t ever shut down, instead remaining powered on as different users log in and out of them. He wanted a way to suppress patch-required reboots during the user session and then have a reboot occur when …

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Categories: Endpoint Security, Security, Technical, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

Looking for feedback on future ZENworks requirement

jblackett

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April 23, 2018 10:49 pm

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As you are all aware, back in the ZENworks 2017 timeframe we were considering moving to an Appliance-only model for the ZENworks Primary Server. The intent of this was to optimize the number of platforms that needed to be tested and improve the overall stability of the system. Based on your feedback at the time, …

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

Q2 #ZENworks Community Webinars announcement!

jblackett

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March 29, 2018 1:13 pm

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Hello ZENworks Community! I am pleased to announce our Q2 schedule for the ZENworks Community Webinars. We had a great Q1 and covered several great topics. The recordings have all been posted at https://www.microfocus.com/products/zenworks/configuration-management/resources/ We look forward to seeing you at the webinars this quarter! Don’t forget if you have ideas for webinars to add them or …

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Categories: Announcements, Configuration Management, Events, IT Operations Management, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Delayed – Updated

jblackett

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January 18, 2018 11:45 am

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As many of you are aware, ZENworks 2017 Update 2 was set to be released this week. However, on January 16, Oracle released a Critical Patch Update Advisory mentioning the vulnerabilities fixed in a number of its products. The Update fixed 21 vulnerabilities that are present in the previous versions of Java SE. Given the …

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Using ZENworks Patch Management to protect against Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Darrin VandenBos

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January 12, 2018 2:26 pm

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I have no doubt that by now you are well aware of last week’s announcements from the security community about new security threats—known as Meltdown and Spectre—that exploit the “speculative execution” feature found in modern processors, including Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. While this is a hardware vulnerability, the major operating system vendors—Microsoft, Apple, SUSE, …

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In Case You Missed It: Key Takeaways from Micro Focus Techconnect 2017

Gil Cattelain

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October 3, 2017 12:54 pm

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Our team just got back from Berlin, where we hosted Micro Focus Techconnect 2017, formerly known as GWAVAcon — the premier technology event for CIOs, IT directors and managers, network administrators, resellers and consultants. This annual event was once again a tremendous success, and our only regret was that we couldn’t take all of our …

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Categories: Announcements, Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, Expert Views, Filr, General, Mobile, PR Blog, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Mobile Workspace, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Looking for ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Beta Sites

jblackett

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October 3, 2017 12:51 am

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We are getting close to starting the ZENworks 2017 Update 2 Beta. The core capabilities added in this release are: Android Work profile management (android app deployment, license management and configuration, limiting of sharing data between managed and unmanaged applications, policies to limit screen sharing, cut and paste, USB debugging, etc) Windows PE Based imaging …

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Can Micro Focus Help Fight Ransomware? The Answer Is Yes!

Gil Cattelain

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September 13, 2017 1:43 pm

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Ransomware—a form of malware that encrypts files and user machines for ransom—remains one of the top threats facing businesses today. According to a new report, ransomware has risen by over 250 percent so far in 2017. And the U.S. is directly in the cross hairs as the country that is most affected by it. One …

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Categories: Announcements, Business Continuity, Configuration Management, Endpoint Protection Suite, Endpoint Security, Expert Views, File Analysis & Management, File Management Suite, File Reporter, File Services and Management, Filr, Information Management & Governance, IT Operations Management, Mobile, Security, Storage Manager, ZENworks, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

Upgrading to ZENworks 2017 – Customer Care TechTalk

jblackett

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August 24, 2017 10:38 pm

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ZENworks 2017 Update 1 was recently released and extends the capabilities of ZENworks 2017 adding important new capabilities like Apple DEP support, FDE support UEFI devices and much more! Additionally, as the first update to ZENworks 2017, we know that many of you are now looking to make the move to the ZENworks 2017 solution …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, Events, IT Operations Management, Security, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Patching Microsoft Office 365

Darrin VandenBos

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August 24, 2017 3:02 pm

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ZENworks Patch Management now supports the deployment of Microsoft Office 365 updates from the Current Channel, Deferred Channel, and First Release for Deferred Channel. Patches for each of these channels can be seen in the Patches list in ZENworks Control Center. How it works…

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