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UCS 5.0 – first release candidate published
Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021

UCS 5.0 – first release candidate published

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.

Staying Out Of Terrestrial Trouble: Improving Data Security for Satellite Companies
Monday, Mar 29, 2021

Staying Out Of Terrestrial Trouble: Improving Data Security for Satellite Companies

Kevin Dominik Korte, President of Univention North America, has written an article for SatMagazine. In the article, he talks about the general importance for satellite companies to keep their data safe and secure at all cost – and the challenges that come along with that necessity.

UCS 5.0 – Focus instead of feature overkill
Thursday, Dec 17, 2020

UCS 5.0 – Focus instead of feature overkill

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 …

IT Concepts for the School District of Harz
Thursday, Dec 19, 2019

IT Concepts for the School District of Harz

The district of Harz as a school authority recognized early, that a school has different needs to the public administration. Therefore the school IT is separated from the IT structure of the administrative district. Their structures enable them to remain flexible and to respond to the individual needs of the schools. A special school needs other applications and end devices than a grammar school. Nevertheless, both systems must be manageable and functional.

Video Tutorial: Integrating Ubuntu Clients into the UCS Domain with Univention Domain Join Assistant
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019

Video Tutorial: Integrating Ubuntu Clients into the UCS Domain with Univention Domain Join Assistant

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:

Unclouding: UCS-Apps as SaaS-Alternative
Monday, Aug 5, 2019

Unclouding: UCS-Apps as SaaS-Alternative

Not only since the discussions about the GDPR last year, security and data protection have returned to the attention of both companies and users. Following the trend to move as much as possible to the cloud, there are now again conflicting approaches: The “unclouding”, that is the return from the cloud to on-premise solutions on the one hand or the operation of own systems in IaaS environments (Infrastructure as a Service) on the other.

Univention confirms support as RedHat and SUSE drop OpenLDAP
Monday, Sep 10, 2018

Univention confirms support as RedHat and SUSE drop OpenLDAP

In August, OpenLDAP celebrated its 20th birthday while RedHat and SUSE announced the discontinuation of this open solution. But in contrast Univention have announced that they will continue to support and use OpenLDAP.

UCS 4.3 is out now!
Friday, Mar 23, 2018

UCS 4.3 is out now!

UCS 4.3 is out now with easy administration of portal pages, higher performance and single sign-on for apps, plus it integrates the latest Samba security update.

Let's encrypt - Create secure Internet certificates with UCS
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Let's encrypt - Create secure Internet certificates with UCS

Certificates ensure secure communication on the internet but are often expensive. With Let’s Encrypt, a project founded in 2014, there is a way to automatically create certificates free of charge.

OpenProject 7 with new Gantt chart is available in the Univention App Center
Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017

OpenProject 7 with new Gantt chart is available in the Univention App Center

The well-known project management solution OpenProject is now available in a new version. The application offers a powerful feature set for both traditional as well as agile project management and empowers project teams to efficiently plan, steer and communicate within projects.