1.0 Registry Keys

This section provides information about ZENworks device registry keys used to carry out general administrative tasks that are required to manage your Novell ZENworks 11 system.

Registry Key Name

Registry Key Path

Description

Registry Key Type

Registry Key Value

AllowAnonymousAccessToContentRepo

Windows: HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

Linux: /etc/opt/novell/zenworks/conf/xplatzmd.properties

Allows the user to access the content-repo directory anonymously.

String

True

AllowDLUWithoutNovellClient

Windows XP (32-bit):

HKLM\Software\Novell\Nwgina

Windows Vista or Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)

HKLM\Software\Novell\Authentication

To log a dynamic user with an e-directory account into a workstation using the Dynamic Local User policy.

For more information, see Implementing the Dynamic Local User Policy Without the Novell Client in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

DWORD

1

AllowPassiveModeLoginOnServers

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn

To log in to the ZENworks console and to dynamically create user accounts for Windows 2003, Windows 2008, and Windows 2008 R2 devices. You can also use the DLU policy to create users dynamically.

DWORD

1

AllowZenInfoWithoutAdminPwd

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

When the value of this key is set to True, users other than administrators can also log in to ZENworks.

For more information, see zman(1) in the ZENworks 11 Command Line Utilities Reference.

String

True

CDPWebCallWaitTimeout

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

To modify the Web Service time out on a Satellite device for Windows, set this registry key value to the desired time you want.

For more information, see Manually Configuring the Web Service Timeout Advanced Content Replication Setting in the ZENworks 11 Primary Server and Satellite Reference.

String

Desired time in milliseconds

Default

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\Migration\MSIOptions\

You can use this string to determine how much of the user interface to display during the installation of the migrated MSI application.

Displays an appropriate user interface level (as chosen by the Windows Installer)

For more information, see Using the Registry Editor to Configure Additional Options for Migrating MSI Applications in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Migration Guide

String

/qb-

DefaultRealm

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn\

To reduce the device login time, specify the user source in this registry key.

For more information, see Reducing Device Login Time by Specifying the Default User Source in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

String

Desired User source

Delay

Windows XP 32-bit:

HKLM\Software\Netware\NAL\1.0, Delay

Windows XP 64-bit:

HKLM\Software\Wow6432\Netware\NAL\1.0, Delay

During the user login, NalView.exe runs on the device, resulting in delay in the overall login time. To speed up the login process, set the required value in number of seconds to delay NALVIEW from processing its action.

The value configured in the registry key will delay, in seconds, the creation of ZCM bundle icons on Explorer, Start Menu, Quick Launch, System Tray, and Desktop (if configured as part of the bundle assignments).

DWORD

60

Disabled

HKLM\Software\Netware\Nal1.0\NalView

During the user login, NalView.exe runs on the device, resulting in delay in the overall login time. To speed up the login process, set the registry key value to 1.

For more information, see Troubleshooting User Sources in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

DWORD

1

DisableExplorerRestart

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\GroupPolicy

Setting this registry key ensures that ZENworks Configuration Management does not restart the Windows explorer.

For more information, see The screen remains blank after logging into a terminal server in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference

String

True

DisablePassiveModeLogin

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn

To disable login to the Management Zone when the user logs in through the Microsoft or Novell client.

DWORD

Any non-zero value

DisablePassiveModeLoginPrompt

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn

To disable the ZENworks login prompt that appears if login through the Microsoft client or Novell client fails. For more information, see Locate the following key in the registry on the user’s device: in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference

DWORD

Any non-zero value

DisableZENCredentialProvider

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn

The ZENworks Credential Provider filters the Windows Password Credential Provider. When you install the ZENworks Agent on the Windows Vista or later versions and Windows 2008 Server or later versions device that has third-party products with Credential Providers installed, multiple user tiles are displayed.

For more information, see “Disabling the ZENWorks Credential Provider on a Device” in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

DWORD

1

DomainLogin

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn

This key helps you to identify the login domain of the user. If the value is set to 1, the user is in Microsoft Active Directory.

DWORD

1

DonotFetchUserGroups

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\AgentSettings

To significantly improve the time taken to log in to a managed device, if a Dynamic Local User policy that has no login restrictions configured is assigned to the device.

For more information, see Dynamic Local User Policy in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

String

True

Dontdisplaylastusername

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

This key removes any user account names from the Windows logon welcome screen and forces user to enter password and user name when logging in.

DWORD

1

DontUpdateGroupMemberships

Windows 32-bit:

HKLM\Software\Novell\Nwgina\DynamicLocalUser

Windows 64-bit:

HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Novell\Nwgina\DynamicLocalUser

To update group memberships of the user on the managed device.

For more information, see Unable to update the group membership of the user on the managed device in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

String

0

eDIRLogin

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn\

This key helps you to identify the login domain of the user. If the value is set to 1, the user is in Novell eDirectory.

DWORD

1

EnableBatchRefresh

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

To refresh the user sessions on a device in batches, set this registry key value to 1.

For more information, see The partial or the general refresh of a terminal server might cause high usage of system resources and take considerable time to refresh the server in the ZENworks 11 Adaptive Agent Reference.

String

1

EnableEDirPasswordForFA

Windows 32-bit:

HKLM\Software\Novell\Nwgina\DynamicLocalUser

Windows 64-bit:

HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Novell\Nwgina\DynamicLocalUser

To enable a Dynamic Local User in logging in to a device again after logging out of the managed device that is disconnected from the network.

For more information, see Dynamic Local User Policy Troubleshooting in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

DWORD

1

EnableSeamlessLogin

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn\

To enable seamless authentication for a user on a device, set this registry key value to 1.

For more information, see Enabling Seamless Authentication on a Device in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

DWORD

1

EnableSecretStore

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn\

To log in to a ZENworks server that has a Secret Store configured, set this registry key value to 1.

For more information, see Authenticating in to a ZENworks Server That Has Novell SecretStore Configured in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

DWORD

1

EnableStatusMessages

HKLM\Software\Novell\

To disable the login status messages on a device screen, set this registry key value to 0.

For more information, see Disabling the Login Status Messages Display on the Device Screen in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

DWORD

0

EnableZENMemoryCache

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

To improve the login performance on Terminal servers, enable the caching of objects in memory.

String

True / False

EnableZENMemoryKeyCache

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

This registry key creates a memory cache for storing keys of all the cached entires. You can use this memory cache to look up if a particular entry is cached or not, in a Terminal server multiuser login scenario. If the entry is not cached, then the unnecessary access to the persistent cache can be avoided.

String

True / False

ForceHKLMandNoDPAPI

HKLM\Software\Protocom\SecureLogin

To log into the ZENworks Server, while logging into a Windows Vista device, set this registry key value to 1.

DWORD

1

Full

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\Migration\MSIOptions\

Displays a full user interface (Wizard dialog boxes, progress information, error messages and prompts, and so forth).

For more information, see Using the Registry Editor to Configure Additional Options for Migrating MSI Applications in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Migration Guide.

String

/qf

HonorClient32WorkstationOnlyCheckbox

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn

To log in directly into a Windows XP workstation that has both the Novell Client and the ZENworks Agent installed, set this registry key value to 1.

For more information, see Logging Directly in to a Workstation That has Both Novell Client and ZENworks Agent Installed in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

DWORD

1

HonorWorkstationOnlyLogin

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

To log in directly into a Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows Vista workstation that has both the Novell Client and the ZENworks Agent installed, set this registry key value to 1.

For more information, see Logging Directly in to a Workstation That has Both Novell Client and ZENworks Agent Installed in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

DWORD

1

LoadAppdataIntoMemoryOndemand

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

To delay loading of the action data into the memory to a required point and to reduce the memory footprint for devices with low memory.

All ZENworks applications contain some action data. This is required to process actions such as launch, install, uninstall and so forth.

For more information, see Enabling the Loading of Application Data in to the Device Memory on Demand in the ZENworks 11 Software Distribution Reference.

String

True

LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy

Windows Vista (32-bit)

Windows Server 2008(32-bit)

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2(32-bit)

Allows remote users to log in and not be forced to be guest. For more information see, Enabling Classic File Sharing in the ZENworks 11 Discovery, Deployment, and Retirement Reference.

DWORD

1

LogoffCheckSysModules

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Citrix\wfshell\TWI

To completely terminate a session on the Citrix server and ensure that policies are unenforced on the device.

For more information, see Closing a published application or logging out of the shared desktop of a Citrix server fails to terminate the session on the Citrix server in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

String

Change the value from ZCMUMHelper.exeto ZenUserDaemon.exe, ZCMUMHelper.exe

ManualDeviceRefresh

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

To disable the general refresh for a device session on a Windows device, set this registry key value to Disabled.

For more information, see By default, the general refresh on a Windows device refreshes both the device and user sessions. in the ZENworks 11 Adaptive Agent Reference.

String

Enabled/Disabled

MigrateWithParentOptions

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\Migration\MSIOptions\

MSPs are migrated in Silent mode.

For more information, see Using the Registry Editor to Configure Additional Options for Migrating MSI Applications in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Migration Guide.

String

0

MaxValue

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn\History\ZenCacheLimit

To specify the number of credentials that can be cached on a device at any point of time, use this registry key.

String

Specify a number from 1 to 100

MaxLogFileSize

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn\MaxLogFileSize

To retain the old logs and append the new logs in the zenlgn.log file, specify in Kilo Bytes.

DWORD

1024

MaxLogFileSize

HKLM\Software\Novell\NWGINA\MaxLogFileSize

To retain the old logs and append the new logs in the nwgina.log file, specify in Kilo Bytes.

DWORD

1024

MaxZenPrinterProcessingTimeOut

 

To set a default value that forces the Printer policy handler to wait for a set amount of time.

For more information, see Printer Policy Troubleshooting in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

String

Specify an appropriate time out value in seconds.

PassiveMode

HKLM\Software\Novell\NWGINA

To start Novell SecureLogin seamlessly, set this registry key value to 1.

For more information, see Troubleshooting User Sources in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

DWORD

1

PERMISSION_MSG_POSTPONES_REMAINING

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\System Update

The value of this key determines the number of times the user can postpone an update.

For more information, see Configuring the System Update Behavior of the ZENworks Adaptive Agent in the ZENworks 11 System Updates Reference.

String

Specify the number of times you need to postpone the update.

PrintWaitTime

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\PrinterPolicy

To install a Samba or a network printer by using a Printer policy.

For more information, see Printer Policy Troubleshooting in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

String

200

Progress

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\Migration\MSIOptions\

Displays simple progress information and error messages/prompts.

For more information, see Using the Registry Editor to Configure Additional Options for Migrating MSI Applications in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Migration Guide.

String

/qb!

read-timeout

Windows: HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

Linux:

/etc/opt/novell/zenworks/conf/xplatzmd.properties

To set the read time out value of an Agent on a device, set this registry key value to 100.

For more information, see Troubleshooting the Adaptive Agent in the ZENworks 11 Adaptive Agent Reference.

String

100

ReApplyPolicyatDeviceStartup

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\GroupPolicy

To apply Group policy again at device startup even if there is no change in the group policy. This is useful when group policy has security settings, which are not registry configurable. For example: Deny local login.

For more information, see Windows Group Policy Troubleshooting in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

String

Any value other than null

REBOOT_MSG_POSTPONES_REMAINING

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\System Update

This key specifies the number of times that you can postpone a reboot of an update.

For more information, see Configuring the System Update Behavior of the ZENworks Adaptive Agent in the ZENworks 11 System Updates Reference.

String

Specify the number of times to postpone an update.

Reduced

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\Migration\MSIOptions\

Displays a full user interface with wizard dialog boxes suppressed

For more information, see Using the Registry Editor to Configure Additional Options for Migrating MSI Applications in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Migration Guide.

String

/qr

RemoveZenPrintersAtLogout

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Novell\ZCM

To uninstall all installed user assigned printers at logout.You cannot uninstall the user assigned printers at logout, If the value is False.

For more information, see The user-assigned printers are not uninstalled at logout in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Policies Reference.

String

False/True

ScheduleRetries

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

If a bundle with an assignment schedule fails to execute on a device, an attempt to execute the bundle on the device is made five times, by default.

For more information, see Assigning Existing Bundles to Devices in the ZENworks 11 Software Distribution Reference.

String

0

Silent

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\Migration\MSIOptions\

Displays no user interface.

For more information, see Using the Registry Editor to Configure Additional Options for Migrating MSI Applications in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Migration Guide.

String

/qn

SkipIPrintClientValidation

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\Migration

To migrate an iPrint policy that does not have the policy setup file associated with it, set the value of this registry key to false.

For more information, see Unable to migrate iPrint policy that does not have the policy setup file associated with it in the ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Migration Guide.

String

False /True

SqliteAsyncIOExtension

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

To improve the response of the cache memory on a managed device, enable the Asynchronous IO feature, by setting the value of this registry key to True.

String

True/False

SqliteCacheSeconds

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

To allow data to persist in the cache memory, set this registry key value to 10000. This allows the data to be present in the cache memory for 10000 milliseconds.

String

10000

SqliteCacheLimit

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

To allow a certain number of key-value pairs to persist in the Buffer cache, set this registry value to 500. This allows 500 key-value pairs to persist in the Buffer cache.

String

500

UMUserFullName

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\Usage

For user login name, to change the setting from User ID to Full Name mode, set this registry value to 1.

For more information, see Troubleshooting the Adaptive Agent in the ZENworks 11 Adaptive Agent Reference.

String

1 / 0

upload-timeout

Windows: HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

Linux:/etc/opt/novell/zenworks/conf/xplatzmd.properties

To set the default upload timeout value of an Agent on a managed device, set this registry key value to 200.

For more information, see Troubleshooting the Adaptive Agent in the ZENworks 11 Adaptive Agent Reference.

String

200

ZENCachePersistObjectsAsynchronously

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

To improve the login performance on Terminal servers, enable the asynchronous persistence of objects.

String

True / False

ZENLoginUserRefreshAsync

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

To speed up the login process into a device by changing the login process to execute device refresh asynchronously, set this registry key value to True.

For more information, see Logging in to the user source on a ZENworks Server is slow in the ZENworks 11 User Source and Authentication Reference.

String

True / False

ZENThreadPoolMax

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\

This registry key defines the maximum thread count in ZENworks thread pool. The default value is 150 on a Terminal server and 50 on other devices.

String

Specify a number.

ZENThreadPoolMin

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

This registry key defines the minimum thread count in ZENworks thread pool. The default minimum thread count is 3. Specify a number greater than the default value.

String

Specify a number.

ZISWINClear

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

When this string value is set to 1, ZISWIN clears all the Image Safe data and exits without performing any other task.

For more information, see Novell ZENworks ISD Service in ZENworks 11 Preboot Services and Imaging Reference.

String

1

ZISWIN DIsabled

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

When this string value is set to 1, ZISWIN exits without performing any task.

For more information, see ZENworks 11 Preboot Services and Imaging Reference.

String

1

ZISWIN Reset Flag

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

When this string value is set to 1, ZISWIN sets the Just Imaged flag to FALSEexits without performing any other task.

For more information, see the ZENworks 11 Preboot Services and Imaging Reference.

String

1

ZISWIN Do Not Restore Mask

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

You can use this DWORD to specify the Image Safe data component that you do not want ZISWIN to restore to the Windows registry after a successful completion of an image. This value is interpreted as a mask.

For more information, see the ZENworks 11 Preboot Services and Imaging Reference.

DWORD

Desired value of the Image Safe data component.

ZISWIN SYSPrep Restore Mask

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

If you are using the SYSPrep process to mask the Image Safe data components, then use this registry key.

For more information, see ZENworks Imaging Engine Commands in the ZENworks 11 Preboot Services and Imaging Reference.

DWORD

Desired value of the Image Safe data component.

ZISWIN Do Not Collect Mask

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

You can use this DWORD to specify the components that you do not want ZISWIN to collect in the Image Safe data.

For more information, see Component Masks in the ZENworks 11 Preboot Services and Imaging Reference.

DWORD

Desired value of the Image Safe data component.

ZISWIN Clear Mask

HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM

You can use this DWORD to specify the components that you want ZISWIN to clear from the Image Safe data.

For more information, see Component Masks in the ZENworks 11 Preboot Services and Imaging Reference.

DWORD

Desired value of the Image Safe data component.