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Applying #ZENworksPatchManagement policies on shutdown

jblackett

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January 26, 2017 8:51 pm

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One of the top ideas we have for ZENworks Patch Management is the ability to apply patches on Windows shutdown. While this functionality is currently not productized, we have found a way to make this happen. This solution shows you how to leverage Windows Group Policies, Windows Shutdown Scripts and ZENworks Patch Management policies to …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Patch Management

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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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Collaboration Community Technical Webinar: Troubleshooting Micro Focus GroupWise: Best Practices Scheduled

Mike Bills

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January 26, 2017 9:29 am

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The next webinar in the Collaboration Community Technical Webinar series is scheduled and ready for you to register. If you are a GroupWise administrator, find out from a senior backline support engineer the best practices for troubleshooting GroupWise.  In this webinar, you will learn how to use log files and GWCHECK to help troubleshoot and …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog

TTP iPrint Printer Lists and Extending Novell Open Enterprise Server Part II: Leveraging eDirectory

jlodom

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January 25, 2017 11:23 am

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This is the second part of a series explaining how to use TTP iPrint Printer Lists. It also uses them as an example of how to leverage existing OES capabilities to extend the product to new solutions. In this article we will explain how to set up eDirectory …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, iPrint, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

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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Categories: Cool Tools, Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Windows 10 Best Practices using ZCM

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January 20, 2017 11:17 am

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Score:5

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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Categories: Cool Tools, Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Service Desk: Enable only Store and Requests pages in the Customer Portal

Vaibhav Jain

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January 19, 2017 9:46 am

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This document explains how to enable only Store and Requests pages in the Customer Portal. This helps an administrator who wants to use only Store. ‘Store’ is introduced in the Service Desk 7.3 release. The screenshot below…

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Categories: Cool Tools, Endpoint Management, Service Desk, Technical

TTP iPrint Printer Lists and Extending Open Enterprise Server Part I: Introduction and Explanation

jlodom

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January 17, 2017 9:10 am

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This is the first part of a series explaining how to use TTP iPrint Printer Lists. These lists are designed to make iPrint easier in a complex multi-site OES environment. These articles will not only explain how to set them up, but will also use this project as an example of a way that OES …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, iPrint, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

iPrint 3 – Beta Program Announcement



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January 16, 2017 11:20 am

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The iPrint team has been working hard on the next release of it’s Appliance, building new features, fixing bugs – to simplify print for your enterprise. For us to make this really successful, we need your inputs – suggestions and opinions, on what works for you and how well ! We are opening up a Beta …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, iPrint, Open Enterprise Server

Primary User Calculation and Reset in ZENworks



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January 16, 2017 11:11 am

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Score:4.5

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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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

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