10.3 Adding Imaging Applications as Firewall Exceptions

The ZENworks installation program cannot add exceptions to a Windows server firewall. Therefore, you must manually complete this task under the following conditions:

  • The Primary Server will be an Imaging Server.

  • The Primary Server will be the parent Primary Server of an Imaging Satellite Server.

Refer to the appropriate section for the Primary Server’s operating system:

10.3.1 Adding Imaging Applications as Firewall Exceptions on Windows Server 2012 and 2016

  1. Open Control Panel, and then open Windows Firewall.

  2. In the left pane, click the Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall option.

  3. In the Allowed apps window, click Allow another app.

  4. In the Add an app window, click Browse and select the novell-pbserv.exe application.

    All Imaging applications, are located in the %zenworks_home%\novell\zenworks\bin\preboot directory.

  5. After selecting the application, click Add.

  6. Repeat Step 4 and Step 5, add the following Imaging applications to the Allowed apps and features list, and then click OK:

    • novell-proxydhcp.exe

    • novell-tftp.exe

    • novell-zmgprebootpolicy.exe