When investing in Linux based servers and identity management systems (directory services) for a business the question of scalability comes up. Would a Windows and Active Directory (AD) based solution be better? What if the business grows twice or ten times the current size, to 100, 1000, or even 10,000 system users, will the Linux based architecture scale? Or will we be forced to abandon the Linux solution at some point?
NoMachine has released version 8. This major release brings many new features including the extension of the Cloud Server family to satisfy remote access requirements for organisations ranging from small to very large, a new administration tool that makes remote desktop management easier than ever before and guest desktop sharing that enhances remote collaboration and support scenarios.
With the major release of UCS 5.0 over a year ago, Univention took an important step towards modernising Univention Corporate Server. Important milestones were the new design and improved user experience through the integration of the Management Console into the UCS Portal, the expansion of the Univention App Center and the upgrade to Debian ‘Buster’ and Python 3. This blog article takes a look at the developments of the past 12 months and the apps that have been released for UCS 5 …
The first point release of UCS 5.0 brings further important features and rounds off the major release from May 2021. The announced Light Theme is now available as an alternative for the user interface. There were improvements in the UCS Portal and App Center, and a number of other apps are now available for UCS 5.0.
The fifth major release of Univention Corporate Server is ready and available for download. UCS 5.0 contains new features, has a fresh look, comes with several improvements and bug fixes. The new version also uses a new core: UCS 5.0 is based on Debian 10 (‘Buster’) and Python 3.
With the first release candidate (RC), Univention are announcing the finalisation phase for the major release of Univention Corporate Server, UCS 5.0. They will be concentrating on stabilising the features implemented up to this point. Compared to the beta version of UCS 5, which was published in December, they have been able to achieve many improvements, in particular in the web interface of the UCS portal, the management console and the Univention App Center.
The variety of existing Open Source projects makes it easy to add new features to a modular product like UCS. The basic requirements for many things already exist and there are positive experiences with those software projects. At Univention, we pursue the goal of making these functions available to our users. In addition, we want to maintain the integration with our core components. This maintenance is definitely the larger part of the work, which is very noticeable during upgrades. One goal of …
Our film tutorial explains how administrators can use the Univention Domain Join Assistant to integrate Ubuntu machines into a UCS domain without any further manual configuration effort: