Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Novell Unveils ZENworks Configuration Management Virtual Appliance - PR Newswire (press release)

Novell Unveils ZENworks Configuration Management Virtual Appliance - PR Newswire (press release): "

Novell Unveils ZENworks Configuration Management Virtual Appliance
PR Newswire (press release)
In addition, Novell announced key ZENworks enhancements to help customers migrate to Microsoft* Windows* 7. Finally, Novell announced a technology preview ...

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The ZENworks Configuration Management virtual appliance is designed to simplify installation and reduce the support and maintenance costs associated with endpoint management. Built with SUSE® Studio™, the industry's fastest growing appliance-building program, the ZENworks Configuration Management virtual appliance runs on a VMware* ESX infrastructure and seamlessly integrates desktop, asset and patch management capabilities.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Novell iPrint: Advanced Features on Linux

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Novell ZENworks Application Virtualization Advanced Administration

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What's LUM Got To Do with It: Deployment Considerations for Linux User Management on Novell Open Enterprise Server

LUM Linux User Management:

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Best Practices for Administering Novell GroupWise 8

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Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 on Linux

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Novell ZENworks Configuration Management Design and Implementation Best Practices

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Friday, March 19, 2010

NetWare support ends, but NetWare shops persist

NetWare support ends, but NetWare shops persist:

"Novell support for NetWare ended on March 7, 2010, but the operating persists in many IT shops around the country. What are these NetWare shops going to do in the future? "

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Microsoft Updates Tues Feb 9 2010 causes BSOD

FYI - Windows XP Machines and latest Microsoft Updates Tuesday February 9


The last Tuesday (Feb 9) Patches Updates from Microsoft can cause Windows XP Machines to crash with the Blue Screen of Death BSOD

Updating systems with the MS10-015 bulletin can cause machines to lock up and when restarted falling into a never-ending reboot loop.

These patches would've been installed on Tuesday February 9 or Wednesday February 10.


A problem has been detected and windows has been shutdown to prevent damage to your computer.
Technical Information:
STOP: 0x00000050 (0x80097004, 0x00000001, 0x80515103, 0x00000000).


*** STOP: 0x0000007B (0xB84C3524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)
If reboot in normal mode, it blue screens again. If try to boot using safe mode, it hangs at mup.sys.

Solution - FIX:

Remove KB977165

1. Boot from your Windows XP CD or DVD and start the recovery console (see this Microsoft article for help with this step)

Once you are in the Repair Screen..

2. Type this command: CHDIR $NtUninstallKB977165 $\spuninst

3. Type this command: BATCH spuninst.txt

4. When complete, type this command: exit

Other Patches Hotfixes installed on the Tuesday Feb 9 Date:

KB978262 KB971468 KB978037 KB975713 KB978251 KB978706 KB977165

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