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Work Log Reports Highlight Release of Storage Manager 5.2 for Active Directory

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May 16, 2017 9:44 am

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Since its initial release almost 15 years ago, the product today known as Micro Focus Storage Manager has obtained a loyal set of supporting network administrators across multiple industries. That’s because Storage Manager automates network file system tasks that are traditionally done manually, resulting in cost savings and assurance that tasks are being performed properly. …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, Storage Manager, Technical

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

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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

TTP iPrint Printer Lists and Extending Novell Open Enterprise Server Part III: A Plugin for Administration Through iManager

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May 9, 2017 10:26 am

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In part one of this series we described a problem – the need to generate dynamic lists of iPrint printers – and the overall reasoning and outline of our solution. In part two we discussed how and why we would store our solution’s data in eDirectory. Now in part three we will discuss administration.

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

GroupWise Resource Archive – April 2017

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May 1, 2017 10:35 am

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Spring is still in the air (Autumn in Sydney) and the April release of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which provides easy research of the NGW Digest email discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants, is now available. Use the high speed text search capabilities to discover invaluable guidance within topics ranging from GroupWise technical issues to Micro Focus/Novell …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Technical

A Faster Way to Deploy Enterprise Applications – Micro Focus Desktop Containers 12.1

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April 20, 2017 3:53 pm

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Imagine you spend about three to four months creating an enterprise application, which puts you ahead of schedule. Now comes the tricky part: Testing the application and deploying it to end users across the enterprise. This process could easily extend the project several weeks or even months. For too long, we have watched developers struggle …

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Categories: Announcements, Desktop Containers, Endpoint Management, Expert Views, General, Micro Focus Application Virtualization, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Application Virtualization

GroupWise 2014 R2 SP2 Ships

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April 18, 2017 4:44 pm

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Last week Micro Focus shipped the latest version of GroupWise, GroupWise 2014 R2 SP2. In the past support packs were not all that interesting, however over the last couple of releases of GroupWise you will notice that we have included new features even in support packs. GroupWise 2014 R2 SP2 continues that trend and I …

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Categories: Collaboration, Filr, GroupWise, GroupWise Blog, Technical

TechTalk: Mitigate the Risks of BYOD with ZENworks® Mobile Workspace

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April 14, 2017 3:18 pm

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Join us for a TechTalk next week focused on a new, wickedly cool, simple, and rapidly deployed solution for secure, controlled mobile email, calendar and browsing access – a silver bullet for the greatest & most important pains of BYOD. Next Wednesday @ 1pm ET.

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Mobile Management

Client for OES and Windows 10 RS2

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April 6, 2017 12:54 pm

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Score:5

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

Use the Digital Workforce to Create a Competitive Advantage

Gil Cattelain

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April 5, 2017 12:40 pm

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“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” – Charles Darwin Take a look around: The business landscape is a lot more flexible today than it was a decade ago. Now, at least 50 percent of the U.S. workforce now holds a job that …

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Categories: Desktop Containers, Endpoint Management, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, Filr, General, iPrint, Messenger, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Endpoint Security Management, ZENworks Full Disk Encryption, ZENworks Suite

Kanaka for Mac 3.0 Now Available

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April 3, 2017 8:13 am

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Micro Focus has released an update to its popular macOS access software-Micro Focus Kanaka for Mac 3.0. Micro Focus Kanaka for Mac provides Mac macOS users automated single login access to NetIQ eDirectory storage resources through flexible login options. The Kanaka Plug-in component allows users to simultaneously log in to macOS and mount storage resources …

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

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