The following sections provide solutions to the problems you might encounter while working with Linux Package Management:
The zac bundle-list command displays the bundle status as Available even though the packages of the bundle are not installed
Unable to access the YUM URL from YUM clients if you change the ZENworks Server port after creating the YUM Service
For example, if you have changed the HTTP port of the ZENworks Server to 81, modify the YUM Service URL to http://ZENworks_Server_IP_address:81/zenworks-yumrepo/SLES11Updates.
For more information on how to add the new HTTP port to the YUM client, see Chapter 8, “Subscribing to External Services,” on page 69.
Listing of the subscription channels by using the zman srcl command might result in the Java heap space exception
Exception in thread "Thread-1" java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space
Open the /opt/novell/zenworks/bin/zman file in a text editor.
Search for the MEM_OPTS variable, then change its value to -Xms64m -Xmx256m or -Xms64m -Xmx512m.
Save the /opt/novell/zenworks/bin/zman file.
Using zac bundle install command to install a bundle on a device also installs other bundles assigned to the device
Example 1: Consider five bundles named bundle_1, bundle_10, bundle_20, bundle_100, and bundle_200 are assigned to a device. Run the zac bundle-install bundle_1 command to install bundle_1 on the device. The bundles named bundles_10 and bundle_100 are also installed on the device.
Example 2: Consider four bundles named bundle#abc, bundle#abcd, bundle#def, and bundle#abcrt are assigned to a device. Run the zac bundle-install bundle#abc command to install bundle#abc on the device. The bundles named bundle#abcd and bundles#abcrt are also installed on the device
The actions listed in the Distribute action set of a bundle gets executed twice
Edit the bundle’s distribution schedule to set the distribution schedule type asand select the option.
Ensure that the Install Immediately after Distribution option is selected.
Click thetab. Select the device to which you have assigned the bundle, then click > .
Unable to view the selected targets of packages on Internet Explorer 8
Upgrading from OES 2018 to OES 2018 SP1 fails using ZENworks 2017 Update 3
Install the ZENworks 2017 Update 3 agent on a OES2018 server.
Update the server with the OES 2018 and SLES patches using a ZENworks 2017 Update 3 server.
Stop the novell-zenworks-xplatzmd service.
Update the ZENworks libsolv-helpers library.
Delete the pkgdb database.
Restart the novell-zenworks-xplatzmd service.
Upgrade OES 2018 to OES 2018 SP1 after applying all OES2018-SP1 and SLES pools and bundles.