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21 08, 2013

How To Change Novell Password on Windows XP

By |2016-12-22T14:36:26+00:00August 21st, 2013|eDirectory, End User Do It Yourself|

If you see a Novell logo like the one below when your Windows XP computer starts up, you're using Novell services to login to your network. You can easily change your Novell Password on your own without having to contact your help-desk or network administrator. How to Change Your Novell eDirectory Password You can easily change your Novell eDirectory Password on your own without having to contact your help-desk or network administrator. Refer to the visual step-by-step below for complete [...]

21 08, 2013

How to Change Novell Password on Windows 7

By |2016-12-22T14:36:26+00:00August 21st, 2013|eDirectory, End User Do It Yourself|

If you see a Novell logo like the one below when your Windows 7 computer starts up, you're using Novell services to login to your network. You can easily change your Novell Password on your own without having to contact your help-desk or network administrator. STEP A) Invoke the Password Control Dialog Assuming you are logged into your workstation and your desktop is visible and active: Press CTRL-ALT-DEL. This will bring up a System Menu as shown below. 2. Click [...]

1 07, 2013

Server Baseline Document: For Q3 2013 (Current Versions From Apr 1, 2013 – June 30, 2013)

By |2016-12-22T14:36:26+00:00July 1st, 2013|Baseline|

Major Patches Published April 1, 2013 - June 30, 2013. 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 [...]

29 05, 2013

Prepare for Litigation and Email Discovery

By |2016-12-22T14:36:26+00:00May 29th, 2013|eDiscovery, Email Retention, Opinions, Retain|

Is it likely your business will be involved in litigation now or in the future? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Luckily, you can take proactive steps to make the process as smooth as possible with email retention and archiving solutions. Whether you like it or not, email and other electronically stored information is often used as part of the discovery process in court proceedings, making it absolutely critical that organizations rigorously manage electronic communications. In fact, email, instant messaging, and [...]

3 05, 2013

Server Baseline Document: April 30, 2013

By |2016-12-22T14:36:26+00:00May 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, [...]

11 10, 2012

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

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27+00:00October 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 [...]

16 08, 2012

cloud computing vs virtualization

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27+00:00August 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

10 07, 2012

GroupWise Vulnerability – MD5 (Short Version)

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27+00:00July 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 [...]

9 07, 2012

GroupWise Vulnerability – Systems at risk if using MD5 Encryption

By |2016-12-22T14:36:27+00:00July 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, [...]

9 07, 2012

GroupWise 8 SP3 – Time to Get it Installed

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

You may have heard that GroupWise 8 SP3 was released recently.  If you haven't already upgraded to GroupWise 2012, now would be a good time to get GroupWise 8 SP3 installed.  There are always various bug fixes, but in the case of GroupWise 8, there is one major security concern that needs to be patched: Security Vulnerability Novell bug 712163, CVE-2012-0410 There is a GroupWise vulnerability that could expose your server through the WebAccess component.  This issue is resolved in SP3  [...]