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Removing DSfW Domain Controllers



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May 12, 2015 11:45 am

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ndsdcrm tool for removing domain controller(DC) in DSfW domain 1.0. Purpose here is to help DSfW Administrator decommission domain controller from the domain. This may be needed when hardware becomes very old, or it is impacted by some malware or virus that has slowed the server. Or the requirement itself has reduced. DSfW server …

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Categories: Cool Tools, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

Is Your Current Service Desk Solution Scaring Away Your IT Workers?

Gil Cattelain

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May 7, 2015 2:32 pm

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Your enterprise was never meant to be a revolving door for employees. After all, employee turnover is expensive and bad for morale. The cost of losing an employee during his or her first year, for instance, can cost about three times the amount of his or her salary, according to research aggregated in an article …

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Categories: Expert Views, PR Blog, ZENworks

Community building survey

jblackett

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May 5, 2015 4:43 pm

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One of the things that we hear from customers is that they can’t find other people that are running Novell products or that have Novell skills. There are a lot more of you than you may realize and as a Novell Product Management team we are looking for ways we can help reinvigorate the Novell communities that can …

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Adding a graphic to your GroupWise Signature



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May 5, 2015 11:31 am

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Adding a graphic to your GroupWise Signature Whether for business or fun, having a graphic included in your email signature is a good way of getting attention in your correspondence.  In GroupWise adding the company logo or a humorous picture to your various signatures is easy if you know where to click. (You DID know …

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Categories: Collaboration, GroupWise, Technical

Novell File Reporter 2.6 Released

buckgashler

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May 4, 2015 9:46 am

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I’m happy to announce the release of Novell File Reporter 2.6. This new version introduces new capabilities including the ability to now maintain multiple versions of file system and permissions scans of a storage resource, the introduction of Historic Comparison reports, and a few other goodies. You might recall that I wrote earlier about what …

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Categories: Announcements, File & Networking Services, File Reporter, Technical

ZENworks Full Disk Encryption: Five Frequently Asked Questions

Gil Cattelain

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May 3, 2015 11:12 am

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Managing encrypted devices at the large enterprise level can seem like a full-time job in and of itself when you consider the sheer volume of encrypted devices that may exist in any one organization. Yet, it’s one of the most important responsibilities in endpoint management. After all, once an organization loses control of its digital …

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What’s New with Novell Service Desk 7.1

Adharsh Praveen R

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April 29, 2015 11:55 am

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        I am pleased to announce Novell Service Desk 7.1 is now available for download. The focus of this release is to improve the customer experience by simplifying the Customer & User portals; providing new user interface to import assets from ZENworks and performance improvements .   Customer Self Service Portal: A …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Novell Service Desk, Novell Service Desk, Service Desk, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Suite

Open Enterprise Server 2015 – Public Beta Available Now!

Nick Scholz

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April 28, 2015 3:46 pm

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The next version of Open Enterprise Server has now entered Public Beta, and WE WANT YOU TO PARTICIPATE! Participating in the Open Enterprise Server 2015 public beta is a win-win — By downloading the Public Beta build of OES 2015 and using it in a controlled (i.e. non-production) environment, you get the advantage of seeing firsthand what …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, File & Networking Services, iPrint, Novell Client, Open Enterprise Server, Open Workgroup Suite

New File Reporter Collaborative Community Portal Launched

buckgashler

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April 27, 2015 7:17 pm

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A new collaborative community portal has been launched for accessing and sharing Custom Query reports. Entitled “File Query Cookbook,” the new site lets Novell File Reporter users view and even copy the SQL commands needed to create specific Custom Query reports.

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Categories: File & Networking Services, File Management Suite, File Reporter, Technical

GroupWise Resource Archive – April 2015

Advansys

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April 24, 2015 4:53 pm

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The Open Horizons EMEA Summit 2015 in Budapest was a great event, with people attending from a wide variety of countries, and surprisingly, four from Australia!  We had the opportunity to learn about the GroupWise road map from Mike Bills and other key Micro Focus/Novell technologies. We are pleased to make available the latest edition of the free GroupWise Resource …

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