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IBM AIX team is pleased to announce the release of a new AIX Advanced Deployment Wizard to provide support for deploying of Technology Level and Service Pack updates to alternate disk clones.
The AIX Advanced Deployment Wizard works by creating custom copies of existing deployment Fixlets with modified action scripts. The new wizard also provides methods for modifying the list of available boot devices and removing unwanted alternate disk clones.
For more information about the wizard, see ... [More]
Content in the Patches for Windows (English) Fixlet Site has been released.
New Fixlet Messages:
Fixlet messages for Microsoft Security Bulletins:
Reason for Update:
Microsoft has released 8 Security Bulletins for October... [More]
IBM Endpoint Manager is pleased to announce the release of Security and Compliance Analytics version 1.5. This version provides report viewing enhancements, REST API report definitions, expansion of SCA support, and bug fixes.
Ability to configure report definitions across TEMA instances through REST API
Enhanced report viewing
View only the relevant checks, checklists, and reports
Automatic exclusion of non-relevant template checklists from a user's SCA reports... [More]
It’s been said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That’s great advice — unless you’re the one who needs the cure!
Such is the case for those who’ve been infected with the Bash Bug. It doesn’t take more than a quick web search to understand the severity of the bug. There is a lot of focus on prevention—which is great advice and something definitely worth listening to. But there’s not a lot of information about the cure—until now.
Join our Unified Endpoint... [More]
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Three extraordinary IBM conferences—Pulse, Impact, and Innovate—are joining forces to deliver one of the most comprehensive software events ever as IBM InterConnect 2015 on February 22 – 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada . Because you’re passionate about innovation, I want to extend an invitation for you to speak at the event and share your expertise on using IBM Endpoint Manager to... [More]
IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) is a tool which lets you measure your processor value unit (PVU) and core consumption in your IT environment.
Here are five things to know about License Metric Tool:
1. Manage your sub- and full capacity software licensing effectively
License Metric Tool provides you with all necessary data to manage the licenses for your sub- and full capacity IBM software. For IBM clients running virtualization (sub)-capacity software it is required that they have License Metric Tool installed and running on... [More]
IBM Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance
Security Configuration Management (SCM)
IBM is pleased to announce the availability of a new security configuration management checklist for IBM Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance. The new checklists based on guidance provided by Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), is listed below.
DISA STIG Checklist for Windows 2012 DC = site version 1
DISA STIG Checklist for Windows 2012 MS =... [More]
"I am the IEM Knowledge Center. Bookmark me."
Here are some things about me:
I contain all the official user documentation (past present and future) for the IEM products.
My searchability is awesome!
You can leave comments at the bottom of any of my articles. These comments are read by our documentation engineers.
There are PDF guides for many of my main user... [More]
Managing even a simple datacenter entails some pretty complex activities… things like performing server builds, ensuring security compliance on servers, managing both a physical and virtual server environment as well as keeping servers patched. Just patching is a complex activity as you have to deal with everything from patching single servers to patching business services that span multiple servers as well as patching nodes in a cluster… all while ensuring your servers are in a maintenance window and in some cases ensuring... [More]
IBM Endpoint Manager Patch Management for Ubuntu is pleased to announce support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as well as the Ubuntu Custom Repository Management feature.
Patch Management for Ubuntu has expanded support to include Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, the latest version for Ubuntu operating systems.
Use the Ubuntu Custom Repository Management dashboard to add, import, and register repositories and connect them to endpoints.
The custom repository management feature leverages on existing local repositories and uses apt-get to download... [More]
IBM Endpoint Manager Patch Management for Red Hat Enterprise Linux is pleased to announce support for RHEL version 7.
Actions to take:
Subscribe to the Patches for RHEL 7 site.
Red Hat Download Plug-in v2.7 is available in the Manage Download Plug-ins dashboard of the Patching Support site.
Published site version:
Patches for RHEL 7 site, version 7.
Application Engineering Team
IBM Endpoint Manager
The IBM Software Distribution team is pleased to announce the release of Software Distribution 7.0.
SWD tasks with SPB files now include AIX operating systems by default.
Support for Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 5.0 client.
Add preinstallation and postinstallation commands during SWD task creation through the dashboard.
Ability to import and export packages.
Ability to rename uploaded compressed folders.
Introduced logging for the upload manager when uploading... [More]