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March 25, 2015 6:07 pm

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We on the corporate web team are enhancing the usability of our websites and building some brand new ones, and we would love the help of the Cool Solutions community members. We will be running several short user tests over the coming months, studying specific elements and logical flows on web pages, to see how …

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Categories: Announcements, General, Technical

Introducing ZENworks Mobile Management 3.1

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March 24, 2015 12:44 pm

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ZENworks Mobile Management 3.1 is expected to be released in the next week, so I thought I’d take a few minutes and introduce you to the new value we are providing in this exciting new release of the product. This includes: Enhanced security via FIPS 140-2 validated crypto modules Easing the provisioning of certificates for …

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Categories: Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Mobile Management

Embrace A 21st Century Workspace In Your Enterprise [Webinar]

Gil Cattelain

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March 23, 2015 4:05 pm

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A powerful shift is taking place throughout the global workforce with regards to where, when and how employees work. After all, employees no longer want to be tethered to their cubicles or offices. Conversely, armed with devices like smartphones, tablets, PCs and desktops, they now expect to be able to access their digital workspaces from …

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Categories: Expert Views, PR Blog, ZENworks

Testing ZENworks Mobile Management SAML Functionality with NetIQ Access Manager

jblackett

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March 23, 2015 3:24 pm

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ZENworks Mobile Management 3.0 introduced support for the SAML protocol as a means to authenticate end users. ZENworks Mobile Management can use SAML for authentication at the following times: Prior to downloading the MDM profile on initial enrollment of iOS devices When performing initial enrollment of the MDM application for Android To grant access to …

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GroupWise Resource Archive – March 2015

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March 23, 2015 1:33 pm

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It’s not long now until the Open Horizons EMEA Summit 2015 in Budapest and we look forward to participating.  In the mean time, we are pleased to make available the latest edition of the free GroupWise Resource Archive, which enables easy research of discussions between GroupWise administrators, partners and consultants. Use the high speed text search capabilities to discover invaluable …

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New Reports Highlight Upcoming Release of Novell File Reporter 2.6

buckgashler

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March 19, 2015 11:34 am

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Since its initial release in 2010, Novell File Reporter has had an impressive history of introducing significant new enhancements with each product update, and the upcoming release of Novell File Reporter 2.6 is no exception. Historic Comparison Reports The most notable of these new enhancements is the introduction of Historic Comparison reports. These new built-in …

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It’s Time for Some Spring IT Cleaning

Gil Cattelain

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March 12, 2015 2:56 pm

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Ah, springtime—the birds are chirping, the snow is (finally) melting, and all around there’s a profound change in the air as we usher in a brand new season. This is the ideal time to take a look around your business and account for all of the hardware assets your company has been stockpiling. Your desktop …

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Open Enterprise Server 2015 and AD Only Users



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March 11, 2015 3:20 pm

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We had previously posted a video of how you can migrate the file system rights of existing eDirectory OES users to their equivalent AD identity. We now have a new video to show you what happens when the user exists only in Active Directory IE if your organization is moving to AD as …

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Categories: File & Networking Services, General, NetWare, Novell, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Push a Certificate Authority Certificate to Firefox with ZENworks

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March 11, 2015 12:58 pm

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The other day on the internal mailing lists one of the technical sales team asked how you could deploy a CA certificate to Firefox using ZENworks. A little quick googling yielded this …

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Categories: Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Open Enterprise Server 2015 Roadmap Webinar



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March 10, 2015 9:08 am

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We recently had a webinar outlining the new features coming in OES 2015. For those of you who missed the webinar, or those of you who wish to see it again, the recording has now been posted.

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, General, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

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