Categories, categories, categories…New in V8

In the latest release of Goverlan v8 we introduce two new concepts, the Goverlan Objects Manager and categories. Categories are containers allowing you to easily organize (and utilize) Goverlan Objects and Scope Actions in meaningful ways. Goverlan Objects Manager The Goverlan Objects Manager consolidates the four Goverlan Object types into a single pane: software packages, script packages, external […]

New features or enhancements?

New Features or Enhancements in Goverlan version 8.01.07 We were just having a quick discussion whether some of the new additions to Goverlan were considered new features or enhancements. We decided that if the addition was something that a non-customer cared about like PowerShell support or NTFS permissions reporting (we offer both), it was a feature. If […]

So you changed your WiFi Password…

So you changed your WiFi Password… A customer recently called in saying they updated their WiFi password and now they must update an existing wireless profile on several hundred machines…arghhh. Victor, one of our esteemed support engineers, came up with a neat little way of getting this done in minutes using Goverlan Scope Actions. Victor simply […]

Goverlan is Nominated for the 2015 Redmond Reader’s Choice Awards

Vote for Goverlan!   Goverlan is proud to be nominated for several Redmond Reader’s Choice Awards! Please take a few minutes and vote for Goverlan. Only answer the questions you like, just make sure you choose Goverlan in the categories below: 15| Best Software Distribution Product – PJ Technologies Goverlan Remote Administration Suite 21| Best Remote […]

Activate Windows Remotely (and on multiple machines at once!)

Activate Windows Remotely One of our engineers was recently telling me about what a pain it was to deal with Windows activations. He worked in the financial services sector and every month during the “summer intern season” he would have to activate 40+ machines. Before he had Microsoft Key Management System (KMS) available he used […]

User Provisioning Your Way with Goverlan

Goverlan helps organizations provision users quickly, cheaply, reliably, and securely. Goverlan integrates with Active Directory and includes a powerful tool-set and script deployment engine. By leveraging Goverlan Scope Actions you can combine a sequentially-executed series of actions to automate new user provisioning and run it against one user or a group of users with a […]

A comparison of remote monitoring and configuration management tools for Windows-based networks:

Concentrated Technology compares popular remote monitoring and configuration management tools   The following products were compared: Dameware Remote Support v9 Dell Desktop Authority Standard 9 Goverlan Remote Administration Suite v7 Symantec Client Mgmt Suite 7.5 Concentrated Technology examined several functional areas: Architecture User and Desktop Management and Support Core System Config / Monitoring Capabilities Batch […]

Identifying Computers infected with the CryptoLocker ransomware virus (Crilock.A).

CryptoLocker Ransomware Virus CryptoLocker, also known as Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A, is ransomware that will encrypt files on your local disk or on any mapped shared folder attached to your computer. This message will actually instruct you to pay a ransom in order to decrypt your files. Once a system is infected, you will see a countdown like […]