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Preparing your Tivoli Endpoint Manager Server for Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment installation To install Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment using Tivoli Endpoint Manager you need to prepare a target endpoint to install Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment. Tivoli Endpoint Manager takes care of the installation perquisites to be performed on this endpoint as required by Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment. This includes database installation. Tivoli Endpoint Manager 8.2 provides two dashboards... [More]
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IBM Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance Security Configuration Management (SCM) IBM is pleased to announce the availability of new security configuration management checklists for IBM Endpoint Manager for Security and Compliance. The new checklists based on guidance provided by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA – US DoD), along with updated checklists, are listed below. New Sites (in-line parameterization model): DISA STIG Checklist for HPUX 11.23 - RG03: site version 1 DISA STIG Checklist... [More]
Hey, all. I wanted to try to blog once a week, but so far that hasn’t worked so well. Work, vacation and other stuff have gotten in the way. Sorry. Today I wanted to talk about a couple of things: First, one of the new features we put in the latest release of BigFix MDM. See this post if you want to know why I call it BigFix MDM. The new feature is the Security Compliance Dashboard. I am really excited about this feature, as it’s something we are going to continue to add functionality as we... [More]
Content in the Patches for Windows (English) Fixlet Site has been released. New Fixlet Messages: Fixlet messages for Microsoft Security Bulletins: MS13-052 MS13-053 * MS13-054 MS13-055 * MS13-056 * MS13-057 * MS13-058 * This is publication 2 of 2. The noted bulletins were published in the first... [More]
Content in the Patches for Windows (English) Fixlet Site has been released. New Fixlet Messages: Fixlet messages for Microsoft Security Bulletins: MS13-052 * MS13-053 MS13-054 * MS13-055 MS13-056 MS13-057 MS13-058 * * This is publication 1 of 2. The noted bulletins are not included in the first publishing. Completion of the content... [More]
Dear IEM Customers， Tired of downloading all 15 Firefox installers while you only need 1 to patch your systems? The good news is: Now I'm introducing this friend to every administrator to make the Firefox patching life easier! Firefox Template is added to the Fixlet Maker dashboard readily for you to use! Follow the steps below and see how easily to create a Firefox fixlet: 1. Find Fixlet Maker dashboard from the "Patching Support" site. You may need to gather the latest version (version 88) of the site. Select the Firefox... [More]
Everywhere I go, I see Customers, IBMers, and Business Partners carrying around Mac Laptops. This got me thinking about the limited resources available to that audience... You have the Mac OS Utilities (QnA Fixlet Debugger and service restart utility; http://support.bigfix.com/install/besclients-nonwindows.html#mac ) but there was nothing to help that particular audience develop on their Macs. Enter... BigFix Developer! This is a link to a beta preview video displaying the upcoming BigFix Developer application for Mac OS... [More]
Recently I needed to pull specific analysis results from my deployment via the REST API. The only way to do this is using the /api/query ( http://bigfix.me/restapi/?id=306 ). This meant that I needed to figure out a session relevance statement to do this and quickly. Since I’m not a native “session relevance speaker”, I looked at my options. One was to research, research, and more research using very valuable public resources like the Inspectors Guide ( http://support.bigfix.com/inspectors/Fixlet%20Objects_Any.html ),... [More]
Today we refreshed our Information Center content to include updates to the Platform Administrator's Guide, Mobile Devices, Patch Management for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Patch Management for Windows Applications. Here's a link to Info Center to see the latest updates: http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v26r1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.tem.doc_9.0%2Fwelcome%2Fwelcome.html And see the links below for the new Mobile Devices content: Enterproid Divide, including the new Divide Policy Dashboard:... [More]
All Office Control Fixlets from the BES Support site have been moved from the BES Support site to the Patching Support site. Fixlet Messages: [Major] OFFICE: Office 2000 Deployment Control -- Reassignment (ID: 28502) [Major] OFFICE: Office 2000 Deployment Control -- Reassignment (ID: 28503) [Major] OFFICE: Office XP Deployment Control -- Reassignment (ID: 29503) [Major] OFFICE: Office XP Deployment Control --... [More]
The IBM Mobile Device Management team is pleased to announce the release of Mobile Device Management 2.3 today. New Major Features: 1. Enterproid Divide Integration Enhancements – You can now fully define and provision Divide policies through IEM for Mobile with our new Divide Policy Dashboard 2. Security Compliance Dashboard – Added a centralized view to help view and manage users who violate assigned security policies. 3. Refined UI for IBM Mobile Client for Apple iOS– Updated the iOS app to provide an... [More]
Hi. I’m Jude Lancaster and I am now the product manager for the Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution that is part of the IBM Endpoint Manager Product. The product’s formal name is IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Devices, (IEMfM). Boring. This product came as a development effort from an acquisition IBM made in 2010 called BigFix. So I just call it BigFix Mobile. You can too. Say it with me. BigFix Mobile. See? Way cooler than IEM for Mobile. Anyway, about me-I started with IBM... [More]
IBM is pleased to announce that we have just released a new dashboard called the Fixlet Maker to the Patching Support site. This dashboard provides an interface where you can create Fixlets for Windows application updates by using templates. For details, please refer to: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/Tivoli%20Endpoint%20Manager/page/Creating%20custom%20Fixlets%20by%20using%20the%20Fixlet%20Maker The Fixlet Maker dashboard currently supports templates for the following Windows applications:... [More]