14.1 Activating Patch Management

  1. Click Get Activation Code at the ZENworks Patch Management Web site.

    Use this code to activate the trial version of Patch Management. If you want to purchase a Patch Management subscription at the end of the trial, see TID 3077372 in the Novell Support Knowledgebase, to avoid resetting all the Patch Management settings.

To activate Patch Management,

  1. In ZENworks Control Center, click Configuration.

  2. In the Licenses panel, click ZENworks 11 Patch Management.

  3. Fill in the fields:

    Product Subscription Serial Number: The serial number provided to you when you purchased the subscription license. If you have not purchased a subscription license, you can enter the trial evaluation code. After the 60-day evaluation period, Patch Management requires a subscription license to continue receiving patches from the subscription service. To purchase a subscription license, see the Novell ZENworks Patch Management product site.

    Company Name: Your company’s name, as used to purchase the subscription license. Not required for evaluation.

    Email Address: An e-mail address where you can be contacted, if necessary. Not required for evaluation.

  4. Click Apply.