Manage Local System Configuration in UCS with UCR

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UCR is the central tool for the management of the local system configuration of a UCS-based system. It releases you from the manual editing of sensitive configuration files.

In this video tutorial we explain how you can easily administrate your local system configuration in Univention Corporate Server via Univention Configuration Registry (UCR).

Private Internet use requires clear rules

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When it comes to network security, one of the greatest security gaps is still the “human factor”, especially through private Internet use at the work place. In addition to private e-mails, the ever increasing reach of social networks is currently representing a great challenge. Viruses and other malware from the web seek out exactly these weaknesses. Attacks increase on a daily base and businesses in all industries and of all sizes, must implement ever more sophisticated standards for protection.

Univention to Supply Software for Swiss Schools

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All public educational institutions throughout Switzerland will now have access to the simple and economical open source solution offered by Univention GmbH. That is the content of a framework agreement between educa.ch, the Swiss Media Institute for Education and Culture, and the software company based in Bremen. Thanks to this agreement Swiss schools now have an additional alternative to the existing proprietary solutions.

Bye Bye Active Directory Password Service

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Long before Samba became compatible with Active Directory (Version 4.0, 2011), the UCS AD Connector has already been implemented to build a bridge between UCS’ OpenLDAP-based identity management system and native Microsoft Active Directory domains. Indeed, the UCS AD Connector formed the starting point for the design of the S4 connector employed in UCS today internally to synchronize OpenLDAP with Samba/AD.

New in the App Center: SuiteCRM – Flexible + Open Source

SuiteCRM LogoSuiteCRM, a professional Customer Relationship Management solution on open source basis is the successor of SugarCRM’s community edition and now available via our App Center.

SuiteCRM offers a large number of functions and fields of application. Thanks to the integration in UCS you can also profit from the benefits of UCS’ identity management as SuiteCRM’s user and role administration is directly performed via the Univention management system.

Univention Graduate Prize 2016: Submit Your Dissertations on Open Source Topics Now

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Once again we are awarding the Univention Graduate Prize amounting to 3,500 Euro for dissertations that contribute in particular to the wider usage of Open Source software. A first-rate panel of experts comprising Open Source specialists from Fujitsu, Bosch, Lufthansa Systems, and DB Systel as well as the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and the online news portal Pro-Linux.de will judge all the entries on their suitability for use and innovation.

New in the App Center: opsi – Local Image as an extension to UCS@school

opsi LogoFor quite some time the Univention App Center has been providing the client management system opsi for the central administration of Windows and Linux clients via a Linux server which is used in larger school environments in particular.

opsi allows the automatic distribution of operating systems and application software as well as the inventory of hard and software. The software also allows the central, in parallel administration across multiple locations.

Univention Graduate Prize 2016: Submit Your Dissertations on Open Source Topics Now

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Univention GmbH, a leading European supplier of Open Source products for IT operation and management, is pleased to announce that it will be awarding the Univention Graduate Prize once again in 2016. The prize money totaling € 3,500 is awarded for dissertations making a particular contribution to the growth of Open Source software. A first-rate panel of experts comprising Open Source specialists from Fujitsu, Bosch, Lufthansa Systems, and DB Systems as well as the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and the online news portal Pro-Linux.de will judge all the entries on their suitability for use and innovation.