Version 4.1 of Univention Corporate Server supports Docker Apps from within the App Center. However, firstly lets have a look back on how the App Center has developed over the last years to better explain the reasons why we decided to support Docker. Afterwards, we will have a quick look at the technical details of the implementation within UCS before discussing what the advantages for app vendors and, most importantly, users are. Lastly, I will be happy to give a quick peek into what the future has in store for the App Center.
In order to be able to guarantee the seamless integration of apps in the identity management system provided by UCS even more proficiently, we have now implemented a single sign-on for UCS function in Version 4.1. of Univention Corporate Server. Single sign-on allows a user who has authenticated himself once on an identity provider to use a wide variety of other services without the need to sign on to each of these additional services individually.
We are pleased to announce the availability of UCS 4.0-4 for download, the fourth point release of Univention Corporate Server 4.0.
It includes all errata updates issued for the previous version 4.0-3. Beside various enhancements and bugfixes, it contains important improvements with regard to the Active Directory compatibility and the UCS management system.
The new app Zarafa Web Meetings is an integration in the Zarafa WebApp to enable direct communication with one or more persons. This communication can be in the form of a video call in HD audio and video quality, as a presentation via your own monitor, in the form of sending a file or simply via chat.
The latest version of the groupware Zarafa 7.1.14 for UCS 3.2 and 4.0 is now available in the Univention App Center. Its solution for the synchronization with mobile end devices, Z-Push, is now also updated to version 2.2.5.
Next to improvements of the software itself, this update offers comprehensive improvements as to the integration in UCS.
We are pleased to announce the availability of the release candidate of UCS 4.1 as DVD-ISO for amd64. Information on download and installation can be found in the Univention Wiki in the article UCS 4.1 Development – Testing. Further information on the time schedule can be found in this article as well.
How can companies make access to their networks and applications securer and more user-friendly at the same time? What’s behind the terms SAML, multiple-factor authentication and single sign-on in this context? Cornelius Kölbel, Managing Director of our partner NetKnights, took the time to explain these technologies to us and illustrate how you can use the multiple-factor authentication solution privacyIDEA and SAML to set up a secure network on UCS plus saving employees time when signing in.