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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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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

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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Update to ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates

Darrin VandenBos

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January 6, 2017 3:37 pm

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[NOTE: This article does not apply to Windows 10 updates; Windows 10 patch releases are slightly different than Windows 7 and 8.1. For information about how Windows 10 patches work, see ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 10 updates.] In August 2016, I wrote a Cool Solutions article (ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 …

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Categories: Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management

ZENworks Patch Management support for Windows 7 and 8.1 updates

Darrin VandenBos

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August 30, 2016 11:07 am

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On August 15, 2016, Microsoft announced a change in the update model for older versions of Windows. This change, which becomes effective in October 2016, affects Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 and mirrors the update model for Windows 10. NOTE: This change applies …

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Categories: Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management

Mandatory baselines being removed in ZENworks 2017 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

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August 10, 2016 10:35 am

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Patch policies were introduced in the ZENworks 11 SP3 release with the intent to eventually replace the Mandatory Baseline functionality. Mandatory baselines can be used to deploy a base set of specific patches to a group of devices. Patch policies provide the same capability (deploying specific patches), but add the flexibility to deploy patches via …

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Categories: Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

ZENworks Patch Management Support for Windows 10 Updates

Darrin VandenBos

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July 21, 2016 10:26 am

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[Originally published 21 July 2016; revised 18 January 2017 to clarify frequency and scope of the monthly quality updates] Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft changed their delivery model for operating system updates. Over the last several months, I’ve received a lot of questions about how ZENworks Patch Management handles “Windows 10 updates.” In response to …

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

Digital Security Resolutions for 2015

Gil Cattelain

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December 18, 2014 9:59 am

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2015 is promising to be a profitable year and is full of exciting opportunities. But it could also be one of the most challenging years yet for protecting your digital information. According to credit firm Experian, there will be even more data breaches in 2015 than there were in 2014. This is particularly troubling for …

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Categories: Expert Views, PR Blog, ZENworks

How to Keep Your Data Safe in a Collaborative Work Environment

Gil Cattelain

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October 23, 2014 11:48 am

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Your business just created a confidential document outlining a groundbreaking new product it is developing. This document will be used to educate your core team members in marketing, sales and customer support about your business’s new product prior to its release. You might also have to share the top secret file with one or more …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, ZENworks

ZENworks 11SP3 Patch Management Capabilities

jblackett

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September 5, 2013 12:16 pm

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ZENworks 11SP3 will introduce Patch Policies, which allow you to define rule based policies to keep your workstations and servers up to date. This significantly reduces the overhead associated with keeping your entire device estate current on patches.

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supportconfig for Linux



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March 25, 2013 9:53 am

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Updated: Collects important system information for troubleshooting.

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Categories: Cool Tools, Open Enterprise Server, Technical

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