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ZCM 11.2 Monthly Update 2 - update information and list of fixes

This document (7006918) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.

Environment

Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Support Pack 2 - ZCM 11 SP2
Novell ZENworks 11 Asset Management Support Pack 2
Novell ZENworks 11 Endpoint Security Management Support Pack 2
Novell ZENworks 11 Patch Management Support Pack 2

Resolution

Important: please check TID 7009417 - Disabling Agent Features may be ignored by devices after applying 11.2 MU2 before attempting to deploy this update.

June 4 2012 - ZENworks Configuration Management 11 SP2 Monthly Update 2


ZCM 11.2 Monthly Update 2 is the second of a series of patches for ZCM 11 SP2, which are intended to be delivered as easy-to-deploy, well-tested and focused sets. The Monthly Updates are designed to allow the deployment of important patches in-between product updates.

Monthly Updates should not be installed unless there is a need to remedy one or more of the issues shown in the list of fixes.

A Monthly Update is provided as a zip file, which can be imported into an existing zone, and deployed to devices as required. It is not available via the Novell Customer Center, nor is it shown if  "Check for Updates" is performed (ZCC > Configuration > System Updates > Action > Check for Updates) because this is a set of patches, not a product update.

ZCM 11.2 Monthly Update 2 is available at http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=KF-YQvmcMJs~ - it is not necessary to install or deploy ZCM 11.2 Monthly Update 1 before deploying ZCM 11.2 Monthly Update 2.

FIXES
TID 7000709 - ZCM 11.2 DLU does not manage or change the local user password.
TID 7004387 - Dynamic group query for test device returns all devices
TID 7004488 - ZCM After upgrading to 11.2, Error: "Action handler Run Script Action finished processing Pre Launch Script with error: ...not set to an instance of an object.."
TID 7004783 - ZCM 11.2 Bundle Launch Action 'Prompt User' action does not display
TID 7004819 - Passive mode login no longer works on WinXP machines after ZCM 11.2 upgrade
TID 7006411 - Imaging switch to align harddrive does not work combined with parameter to stretch partition size
TID 7006412 - Newly imaged Dell OptiPlex 760 and Dell OptiPlex 780 workstations fail to boot
TID 7006638 - Offline Users unable to login to ZCM
TID 7006796 - Network Communication issues after installing the ZCM agent
TID 7006887 - User account / profile does not get removed while DLU policy is configured with volatile option and without volatile cached
TID 7006933 - Error applying assigned imaging bundle to manually created device object after upgrade to 11.2
TID 7006941 - ZENworks partition fails to install properly if partition size is changed from the default 150MB
TID 7006959 - New bundle assignments only getting effective on first user login
TID 7007173 - Patches that are "all languages" keep getting into an uncached state
TID 7007461 - DAU bundle includes more patches than expected

ZCM 11.2 Monthly Update 2 also contains all the fixes from ZCM 11.2 Monthly Update 1, namely:
TID 7000930 - ZCM After upgrading to 11.2, ActionManager 'threw an exception..' for some bundles for some users
TID 7001995 - Bundle add-on image file content does not apply correctly
TID 7002060 - Usage tracking shows inconsistent user name
TID 7002228 - Bundle Action "Install MSP" is failing because it adds an extra quotation mark (") to the command line
TID 7002825 - ZPM disabled patches have corresponding PLS files on workstations
TID 7002928 - PXE boot hangs on Dell Optiplex 390/790
TID 7002974 - Errors Upgrading to ZCM 11 SP2 seen on setup.exe
TID 7003035 - ZCM database transactions not completing
TID 7003413 - "Discover Products" page take a long time to load
TID 7003510 - Software Usage includes System and DAU users
TID 7003527 - Cannot distinguish between 32-bit and 64-bit Macs in list of Workstations
TID 7003532 - ZCM11SP2 failed on HP Notebook 6540b with HP DriveGuard v4.2.2.1
TID 7003539 - Automatic restore of an image to a system that has existing LVM partitions, hangs
TID 7003559 - Firewall policy is not effective immediately
TID 7003583 - Restrict ZCM inventory imports to a specific PRU version
TID 7003607 - Using Image Explorer to restore single files may corrupt the destination files
TID 7003609 - ZCM Remediate Error 200
TID 7003800 - "zac install" fails if package name consists special symbol
TID 7003997 - BSOD on Win2k08 servers
TID 7004084 - Unable to configure Inventory Report Rights or Asset Management Report Rights on an Administrator Group
TID 7005354 - /clearWorkToDo flag fails for "Dummy" Devices
TID 7005472 - ZCM 11.2 Copy file(s) action fails when copying from network location using DAU
TID 7008223 - DLU Policy Filters not working
TID 7008379 - Nalshell crash on managed devices
TID 7005961 - Error creating wizard page: page ID [licensepage] not found
TID 7005962 - Unable to download new patches, no emails are sent
TID 7005963 - List of patches sorted by "Patched" or "Not Patched" gives zero results

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  • Document ID:7006918
  • Creation Date:13-MAY-12
  • Modified Date:18-JUN-12
    • NovellZENworks Asset Management
      ZENworks Configuration Management
      ZENworks Endpoint Security Management
      ZENworks Full Disk Encryption
      ZENworks Patch Management

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