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AIX Security Configuration Audit – Remediate Security Failures

Following on from my previous blog on how to quickly perform a AIX security configuration audit, I thought I would take a look at how to remediate some of the security failures that the audit detected. The remediation will be done using the IBM Endpoint Manager Security Configuration Module. So if we use the same […]

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AIX Security Configuration Audit – “I need a compliance report ASAP!”

How often does your IT Security team ask you to run a “quick” security compliance audit on your AIX server infrastructure? If you are going to do this manually for a significant number of servers this would require a significant amount of manpower and a considerable amount of time to complete. Wouldn’t it be nice […]

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Mobile Device Containerisation, IEM and Enterproid Divide [ Part 1 of 2 ]

This is the first part of a two part article on IBM Endpoint Manager and Enterproid Divide. It is assumed that the reader is familiar with IBM Endpoint Manager or as it was previously known BigFix. Since IBM acquired BigFix there have been numerous enhancements and improvements including the introduction of Mobile Device Management. IBM […]

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Setting a Global HTTP Proxy on iOS using IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Devices

I have recently had a requirement to set up a global HTTP proxy on corporate iPhone and iPad devices. In order to do this the iOS devices needed to be set up in “Supervised Mode” before the configuration profiles are remotely installed using IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Devices.  The iOS devices can be set […]

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Custom Monitoring with IBM Tivoli Monitoring Agent Builder

A frequent element of my ITM orientated customer engagements is a bespoke monitoring or integration requirement, typically for an in-house developed application or 3rd-party tool.  Historically that would have meant cranking out the Universal Agent and the rather daunting task of constructing one or more meta files.  Fortunately the ITM Agent Builder has all but […]

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