Category Archives: ZENworks Configuration Management

Sybase Central reports missing libraries — can’t connect to db

If you’re using the default Sybase database with ZCM, then you can connect to it with Sybase Central to perform management tasks. Sybase Central is included with ZCM and can be found on a primary. When I tried this on … Continue reading

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Finding the best endpoint management solution just got easier with Novell ZENworks Configuration Management

Introduction Over the last decade, Novell ZENworks has developed a reputation as one of the industry’s most complete and capable solutions for centrally configuring and managing endpoints in complex and heterogeneous networking environments. With Novell ZENworks, thousands of organizations ( … Continue reading

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Comparing Novell ZENworks 11 to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

But first Novell ZENworks can offer your business a long list of unique benefits and advantages. It is based on a new Novell ZENworks 11 platform that combines and integrates configuration, asset, patch, and endpoint security management for Windows and … Continue reading

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SCCMs lawn is not as green as it first looks

Background I’m currently researching a whitepaper which compares ZCM 11 and SCCM 2007 R3 using the point of view of an administrator who is trying to achieve a range of common tasks  ( Both products are running in our SuperLab … Continue reading

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Using Collection data forms with ZCM to collect registry keys

When specifying the registry key you wish to gather and store against an existing field or ADF, you must use the same case as in the registry itself. E.g HKCU\Environment\TEMP not hkcu\environment\temp Or you’ll get nothing back To debug, go … Continue reading

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New in Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 10.3

Introducing the Novell ZENworks Configuration Management Appliance. ESXi based virtual machine which will be a standard capability of 10.3. That means it’s free!

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Brainshare 2010 — Salt Lake City

I’m presenting two sessions at Brainshare 2010 in Salt Lake City.  I’ll also be around before and after the entire event if you want to meet up and say hello.  Here’s my sessions EM104 Introduction to Novell ZENworks Configuration Management … Continue reading

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