About Marvin Huffaker

Marvin Huffaker is one the most experienced Micro Focus GroupWise experts in the world, providing independent consulting services to business customers globally. When it comes to GroupWise, there aren't many people that have made a career supporting it almost exclusively. Marvin has been working with GroupWise for over 15 years, has been through extensive training, has lectured about GroupWise migration strategies, and has been heavily involved with the GroupWise Beta Team for many of the recent GroupWise releases. When you work with Marvin Huffaker, you're working with one of the best in the industry!

January 2018

January 2018 SUSE and Micro Focus Baseline List

By |2018-01-08T03:46:08-07:00January 8th, 2018|Baseline|

Major patches published up through the start of January 2018.  Marvin’s “SUSE and Micro Focus Baseline List” is a compilation of current patches and product versions for SUSE Linux, Micro Focus OES, Micro Focus GroupWise, and a few other Micro Focus products. They are the latest official production releases and are generally considered stable and ready for production. This list outlines the major products Marvin works with on a regular basis. You can hire Marvin to ensure that all [...]

January 2017

Server Baseline List - Jan 1, 2017

By |2017-01-18T11:42:44-07:00January 1st, 2017|Baseline|

Major Patches Published through Dec 31, 2016. Patches published after this date are not included in this listing. Our Baseline Document is a compilation of patches that are considered stable and production ready for the current business quarter. This list outlines the major products which fit into our core expertise, primarily in the Data Center. We generally perform a quarterly Baseline process for all of our customers, and ensure that all the updates listed here are applied and functional. This [...]

January 2016

Server Baseline List - JAN 01, 2016

By |2016-12-22T14:36:21-07:00January 1st, 2016|Baseline|

Major Patches Published through Jan 1, 2016. Patches published after this date are not included in this listing. Our Baseline Document is a compilation of patches that are considered stable and production ready for the current business quarter. This list outlines the major products which fit into our core expertise, primarily in the Data Center. We generally perform a quarterly Baseline process for all of our customers, and ensure that all the updates listed here are applied and functional. This [...]

January 2015

Jan 1, 2015 Server Baseline Update List

By |2016-12-22T14:36:21-07:00January 1st, 2015|Baseline|

Major Patches Published through Dec 31, 2014. Patches published after this date are not included in this listing. Our Baseline Document is a compilation of patches that are considered stable and production ready for the current business quarter. This list outlines the major products which fit into our core expertise, primarily in the Data Center. We generally perform a quarterly Baseline process for all of our customers, and ensure that all the updates listed here are applied and functional. This accomplishes [...]

April 2014

Q2 2014 Server Baseline Update

By |2016-12-22T14:36:26-07:00April 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Major Patches Published through Mar 31, 2014. Patches published after this date are not included in this listing. Our Baseline Document is a compilation of patches that are considered stable and production ready for the current business quarter. This list outlines the major products which fit into our core expertise, primarily in the Data Center. We generally perform a quarterly Baseline process for all of our customers, and ensure that all the updates listed here are applied and functional. This [...]

May 2013

Server Baseline Document: April 30, 2013

By |2016-12-22T14:36:26-07:00May 3rd, 2013|Baseline|

Major Patches Published Through April 30, 2013. Note: Normally this document would have been released on April 1st and included all patches through March 31st 2013. Because it was delayed by 30 days, we have also included patches released in April since many of them are quite significant. Our Baseline Document is a compilation of patches that are considered stable and production ready for the current business quarter. This list outlines the major products which fit into our core expertise, [...]

October 2012

Server Baseline Document Q4 2012
(Oct 2012 - Dec 2012)

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27-07:00October 11th, 2012|Baseline|

Our Baseline Document is a compilation of patches that are considered stable and production ready for the current business quarter. This list outlines the major products which fit into our core expertise, primarily in the Data Center. We generally perform a quarterly Baseline process for all of our customers, and ensure that all the updates listed here are applied and functional. This accomplishes the following: • Implements bug fixes and other defects • Resolves known security vulnerabilities • May include [...]

August 2012

cloud computing vs virtualization

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27-07:00August 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

There are many questions out there about what cloud computing really is. Virtualization is now understood pretty well. So what's the difference? Here are a few links to resources that I have found to be very helpful in explaining the differences: http://blogs.technet.com/b/yungchou/archive/2011/03/03/chou-s-theories-of-cloud-computing-the-5-3-2-principle.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/b/yungchou/archive/2010/12/17/cloud-computing-concepts-for-it-pros-2-3.aspx http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrastructure_as_a_service#Service_models http://blogs.technet.com/b/yungchou/archive/2011/03/07/highly-virtualized-computing-vs-private-cloud.aspx http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-145/SP800-145.pdf

July 2012

GroupWise Vulnerability - MD5 (Short Version)

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27-07:00July 10th, 2012|GroupWise|

NOTE: This is the condensed version. You may be interested in the longer and more technical blog entry.I'm writing this to provide some general information related to GroupWise, Security, and the MD5 hash algorithm. You may not fully understand what MD5 is or how it works, and that's okay. But you do need to be aware that your GroupWise system could be at risk if you are using MD5 anywhere in your system. GroupWise Vulnerability with MD5 Hash Your GroupWise [...]

GroupWise Vulnerability - Systems at risk if using MD5 Encryption

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27-07:00July 9th, 2012|GroupWise|

NOTE: This is the TECHNICAL version. You may be interested in the Short and Concise Version. I'm writing this to provide some general information related to GroupWise, Security, and the MD5 hash algorithm. You may not fully understand what MD5 is or how it works, and that's okay. But you do need to be aware that your GroupWise system could be at risk if you are using MD5 anywhere in your system. Since there are potentially many points of exposure, [...]

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