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Cats, coffee and Elephants

As part of my job at Novell I get to travel around various places.  This has given me the chance to try numerous types of coffee across many countries and cultures. Coffee itself has an interesting history, starting with the … Continue reading

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Applying a single patch policy

ZENworks patch policies were introduced in version 11.3 as a way for Administrators to express their wishes for automated patching.  Judging by your feedback at Brainshare 2014, these are becoming very popular.  Several of you asked questions about how to … Continue reading

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Novell ZENworks Reporting 5 – install tip for Windows Server 2008 onwards

When installing Novell ZENworks Reporting 5 on a Windows Server 2008 or later, you will get a message saying serious errors occurred. Go look in the js folder under the main install folder.  There will only be one folder for … Continue reading

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Novell ZENworks Full Disc Encryption – Best practices Part II

Deployment Planning The first step in the process of deployment is planning the actual deployment. The following are recommendations on how to plan this process: Contact departmental leaders and inform them about the deployment. Make suggestions on how you want … Continue reading

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Novell ZENworks Full Disc Encryption – Best practices Part I

Best pratice A “Best Practice” is commonly defined as “a technique or methodology that, through experience and research, has proven reliably to lead to a desired result. “Best Practice” is not about “perfection”, its about getting the job done. In … Continue reading

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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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ZENworks Configuration Management in Spain

I’m out in Spain this week working with a large customer on their evaluation of ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Service Pack 2. Currently they support 35,000 devices across all of Spain using ZCM 10.3.X for remote control, application management and … Continue reading

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