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11. 01. 2021 Mirko Morandini Downloads / Release Notes, Service Management

EriZone 5.9 Release Notes

Welcome to the latest version of our Service Management solution EriZone version 5.9. Product: EriZoneRelease Number: 5.9Release Date: January 7, 2021Release Type: MinorPrevious Release: 5.8 These release notes for EriZone 5.9 describe changes and improvements, and provide information on how to upgrade. Enhancements Upgrade of OTRS to 5.0.42 including security updates and improved translations. Postmaster filter AttachmentsToXField.pm:…

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17. 12. 2020 Mirko Morandini Cloud, Unified Monitoring

EriZone/OTRS: Single Sign On with (Multiple) AzureAD Using Shibboleth

More and more enterprises rely on Microsoft Azure Active Directory as a company-wide identity provider for Office365, Teams, Sharepoint and other Microsoft and various non-Microsoft services. It provides Single Sign-On (SSO), so when opening any of these applications, if an authorization is needed, you will always be redirected to the same, trusted, company-wide login page….

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19. 06. 2018 Gabriele Cecco Service Management

A New Transition Action for Activity Management

This article will show you an EriZone innovation you can introduce into your process: a Transition Action for Activity Management. One of the main uses of this new feature is in the area of HR. There is no doubt that onboarding of a new employee in a company requires that multiple activities are fulfilled by…

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21. 03. 2018 MarinovMihail Service Management

Process Activity Dialog Links for Common Ticket Actions

OTRS and EriZone are widely used as trouble ticketing systems. They have a rich set of standard common ticket actions used for ticket management. Some common actions are used for ticket classification – “Priority and Services”, “Additional ITSM Fields”, “Queue” – others for role assignment – “Owner”, “Customer” – still others for communication – “Note”,…

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07. 02. 2018 Mirko Morandini Service Management

Reporting, Document Management and Risk Evaluation with EriZone

EriZone is mainly used as an (IT) SM tool to manage incidents, service requests and changes, and to document the assignment and return of devices. However, a ticket system like EriZone can also support other processes – for example, those that need to provide structured documentation. In fact, many standards require reporting risks or other…

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22. 01. 2018 MarinovMihail Service Management

Ticket Templates Based on Selected Service and Category

EriZone 5.3 introduced new templates based on selected service and category. Those templates are used in the new Quick Ticket functionality, but can also be reused in all ticket creating masks. So once the service and category have been selected, the subject and/or the body can be pre-filled with the data of the template. In…

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20. 12. 2017 Gabriele Cecco Service Management

How to Integrate the EriZone Customer Database with Web Services

One of the key points in the EriZone configuration is the connection to the database that contains information on the users of the system. A database without information on users has a negative effect on the incident management process. Let’s imagine that you are a Service Desk operator who has to work on an urgent…

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03. 11. 2017 MarinovMihail Service Management

Quick ticket creation by image toolbar

With this new EriZone functionality (which will be available in the next EriZone version 5.3) customers can open a ticket with only a few clicks. The new ticket creation process is based on intuitive images, which should lead the customer to finish the process in just a few steps.

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10. 03. 2015 NetEye Blog Admin Events, NetEye, Service Management, Unified Monitoring

OSSM Conference – WORKSHOPS

To further deepen the topics that will be covered during the Open Source System Management Conference, Würth Phoenix organizes four different workshops. The workshops will be held on April 15 at the Würth Phoenix Training Center to address the highlights for the network traffic analysis with ntopng, the process management with OTRS, the Event Handler and Log Management…

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03. 07. 2014 MarinovMihail Service Management

Monitoring USB Ports with Safed

Sometimes, especially for security reasons, it is important to know if the USB ports of a server have been used and what kind of operation has been carried out. Well, with the new version 1.7.0 of the Safed agent it is possible to monitor the USB ports for Windows Vista 2008 and later versions. Now…

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02. 07. 2014 MarinovMihail Service Management

Incident Management and Functional Escalation with EriZone powered by OTRS

Within organizations that implement ITIL processes and have a well-defined Service Desk, second and third level support, functional escalations are required when support of a higher-level specialist is requested. (Img 1)

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22. 05. 2014 Nicola Degara Service Management

Evaluate the customer satisfaction with the emoticons in EriZone

Have you ever used the emoticons to express your mood? Well, in many countries around the globe there is the opportunity to evaluate the various services offered by the public administration through the usage of the emoticons . A simple and quick procedure, which consists in giving a vote through three smiley faces: a smiling,…

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14. 05. 2014 MarinovMihail Asset Management, Service Management

CMDB integration between OTRS and OCS Inventory

OTRS is a configuration management system (CSM), ITIL© v3 compliant that has its own CMDB in order to manage configuration Items (CI) involved in ITIL processes. It implements the Service Asset & Configuration Management process to ensure that the assets required to deliver services are properly controlled, and that reliable information about those assets is…

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16. 04. 2014 Arianna Cunaccia Events, NetEye, Service Management

NetEye and EriZone at the Open Source Conference in Rome

Also this year we took part in the new edition of the Open Source Conference, which takes place today in Rome. At the convention for the Open Source world of the central Italy, Andrea Lernia in collaboration with Alessio Cuppari, ICT Services and User Assistance Manager at DigiCamere, will present the Open Source IT Service…

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14. 03. 2014 MarinovMihail Service Management

New features for EriZone: ticket CC

In this post I would like to introduce you an interesting feature of EriZone (powered by OTRS) – named Ticket CC. Briefly, EriZone agents and customers are now able to select through the customer and agent web portals other customers with the same CustomerID as the customer of the ticket and/or agents with ‘wr’ permissions…

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