ZENworks Configuration Management 11.1 - update information and list of fixes
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Novell ZENworks 11 Patch Management
Novell ZENworks 11 Endpoint Security Management
Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management
Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Support Pack 1 - ZCM 11 SP1
This can be downloaded from http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=YBYTWwsq9po~
19 September 2011 - ZENworks 11 SP1a (11.1a)
This is downloadable from http://download.novell.com/index.jsp?product_id=&search=Search&families=10109 and the readme is at http://www.novell.com/documentation/zenworks11 - look at this very carefully, especially regarding pre-requisites and upgrade methods.
This ISO replaces the original, and contains fixes for six agent-side problems which have been seen on several sites.
See TID 7009257 Agent update 1 for ZENworks 11.1 for details of this update: what it contains, how to obtain it and how to deploy it.
For new zones, or zones being newly upgraded to ZENworks 11 Support Pack 1, this ISO should be used - for any zone that has been installed with 11.1, or upgraded to 11.1, read TID 7009257 Agent update 1 for ZENworks 11.1 before attempting to deploy the 11.1a ISO
August 8 2011 - ZENworks 11 SP1 (11.1)
If the zone is being upgraded from 10.x, ZCM 11.1 will require new License Keys, which are found in the Novell Customer Center portal
Windows: %ZENWORKS_HOME%\version.txt = 188.8.131.5247
Linux: /etc/opt/novell/zenworks/version.txt = 184.108.40.20647
To verify that a device has been updated to ZENworks 11.1, check the following versions on the managed devices:
|ZENworks Configuration Management Version||220.127.116.11|
|ZENworks Asset Management Version||18.104.22.16825|
|ZENworks EndPoint Security Management Version||22.214.171.12425|
|ZENworks Agent Version||126.96.36.19947|
TID 7008190 - ZCM 11 'View Inventory Details' from ZCC gets error: 'Details: String index out of range: -1'
TID 7003238 - Registration Rules are showing as duplicates in ZCC
TID 7007038 - Agent refresh failure, "Failed to connect to an IPC Port"
TID 7007853 - High CPU Utilization caused when downloading Linux subscriptions
TID 7008356 - ZCM 10.3.x Slow database performance with Asset Management queries
TID 7007879 - High database utilization
TID 7008512 - DLU does not change existing user password
TID 7007180 - High device CPU usage during interactive Windows logon and/or Agent refresh
TID 7008945 - ZAM Inventory-only agent error: "BUNDLE.UnknownExceptionOccurred"
TID 7008379 - Nalshell crash on managed devices after update to 10.3.2 or 10.3.3 or 11
TID 7008805 - After installing ZCM 11 agent on a DSfW server, kerberos fails to start
TID 7007872 - IE randomly freezes with ZEN 11 agent and Antivirus
TID 7008376 - Managed devices or servers show duplicated IP addresses in ZCC summary page
TID 7008570 - ZENworks Explorer Folder Path field value not retained when bundle is copied
TID 7008980 - System Requirement Checks unable to Detect User Space Variables in ZCM 10.3.3
TID 7006418 - Error when performing a insserv or chkconfig on sybase-asa
TID 7007846 - Not able to patch from ZCM YUM repository
TID 7006967 - ZENworks Control Center unresponsive with excessive network traffic
TID 7008152 - ZCM "ZENworks progress" appears randomly in taskbar and the user is not able to close it
TID 7008184 - ZCM 10.3 deadlock errors showing on ZRS server caused by reporting loader module
TID 7007321 - Security Vulnerability with Imaging Remote Code Execution
TID 7007776 - Authentication Mechanism in user source username/password checkbox is being unchecked
TID 7008275 - error: -2147220421 The task reported failure on execution
TID 7008415 - Unable to create a new Local Product
TID 7008370 - Linux satellite server registration via proxy failed
TID 7000753 - ZCM on Windows 7 ignores workstation only login
TID 7007929 - Windows devices with ZCM 11 Agents become unstable
TID 7008449 - Printer error when refreshing ZCM device
TID 7008515 - User is prompted to logoff after running 'zac pr' command.
TID 7007319 - Many "Bundle.RunOnceWarning" Warnings are displayed in ZCC
TID 7004915 - ZENworks Database grows rapidly due to NC_CompChanges table
TID 7007036 - Auth Satellites fail and "Unable to create the user source object" when adding a second user source connection with SSL and LDAP Certificate has empty subject
TID 7008105 - Replace user source container not working to replace at higher level
TID 7005779 - Modifying an install action to remove content causes lost content errors on devices
TID 7007189 - Linux authentication satellite errors after 10.3.1 update
TID 7004615 - RDP does not pass the remote credentials to the desktop with ZCM agent installed
TID 7007640 - ZENworks 11 NCC link does not allow proxy
TID 7007917 - After reboot, zicon servers show default rule servers instead of location servers
TID 7007906 - L4 switch rule causes inaccessible content
TID 7008252 - Network environment not getting matched with onboard NIC
TID 7008503 - Sandisk USB thumbdrive content unavailable and slow access
TID 7007838 - ZENworks 11 error restarting services SEVERE: There was an error starting CASA Authentication Token Service.
TID 7008298 - Errors when installing Bundles after 10.3.3 update
TID 7008611 - Excessive QuickTasks are being created for refreshing satellite servers
TID 7008735 - Exception when searching on discovered printers in ZCC
TID 7008582 - After update to ZENworks 11 external CASA fails
TID 7008858 - Wake On LAN Proxy not used if device is on different segment
TID 7007211 - ZCM11: Cannot monitor ZENworks System Update Content Replication
TID 7007888 - ZCM on Windows 7 ignores workstation only login
TID 7007806 - After upgrading ZCM agent, "Error: Failed to apply ZENworks Remote Management Settings"
TID 7007834 - Null value for multi_sz is not stored correctly when imported via ZCC
TID 7007896 - ZCM TFTPD Remote Code Execution Security Vulnerability
TID 7007083 - ZDM7 NAL and Remote Management functions do not work after uninstalling ZCM 11 (ZAM/ZAI) agent
TID 7007864 - ZRS install fails after long installation process
TID 7008171 - Advanced search is missing on the System Message Log panel
TID 7007963 - Cannot select all Operating Systems in search for Inventoried Devices
TID 7007900 - Imaging scripts fail with variable substitution errors
TID 7007841 - ZAM File Overwrite Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
TID 7006776 - Imaging fails on Lenovo R61 since June imaging update
TID 7007892 - Endpoint Security
TID 7007711 - Cannot login via ZENworks icon to a zone upgraded to ZCM 11
TID 7007627 - Dependent package error when installing ZENworks 11 on SLES 10 SP3 64-bit
TID 7007709 - HTTPStatus 404 -- "AnalyticalReporting/WebiReporting.do"
TID 7008317 - Unable to use Roxio Creator DE 10.3 after ZCM 11.0 agent is installed
TID 7007867 - Configuring a L4 switch only for Authentication Role causes login failure
TID 7007835 - Communication with ZESService has failed.Please do check whether ZESService is running or not.
TID 7007952 - Registration Error -21 for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 managed devices
TID 7008848 - ZCM 11.0 Imaging will not use a hardware-based imaging rule if the workstation object already exists
TID 7007965 - Cannot set time with NTP on ZCM 11 Appliance
TID 7007582 - RHEL 3.x servers are not being inventoried by the Inventory Only agent
TID 7008847 - ZCM-provided icons do not display on the desktop
TID 7008316 - Random Reboots after installing ZCM 11 agent
TID 7008320 - Bundles that have a reboot action, and are set to launch on user login, go into a loop
TID 7008841 - Unexpected results when running a bundle that uses scripting
TID 7008565 - Initial user login slow or not possible at all after device start-up
TID 7008380 - Cannot use System Variables as values for System Requirements filters
TID 7005927 - IP Address filter for Dynamic Workstation Group contains wrong IP Address
TID 7008547 - PC with ZCM 11 agent will not complete the shutdown process
TID 7008599 - ZCM Agent and HP Mobile Data Protection Sensor
TID 7008839 - Slow logins with complex Group Policies
TID 7008899 - Cannot PXE boot some devices that use the Intel e1000e driver
TID 7008838 - Uninstalling agent disables HP 3D Driveguard
TID 7008842 - Bundle data downloaded to device as an add-on image, but the install process reads from content-repo
TID 7008801 - Install Directory
TID 7008778 - Web Application Usage with over 1000 records displays an error
TID 7007511 - Devices do not update to the latest Product Recognition Update (PRU)
TID 7007985 - Unable to view properties of system or PRU bundles in ZCC
TID 7008120 - Bundle script commands are not processed correctly
TID 7009047 - "Install Directory" action is slow if many files are to be downloaded
TID 7009089 - Bundle uninstall fails for Copy Directory action when the target is a mapped drive
TID 7009090 - Garbage characters are shown in the mail subject and attachment filename of SMTP-delivered report that uses Traditional Chinese language
TID 7009092 - Group Policies for 32-bit devices can be applied to a 64-bit device
TID 7009179 - The serial number is always set to the GUID of the registering device in ZCM
TID 7009226 - Unable to uninstall ZCM 11 from Primary Server
TID 7009165 - Unable to order custom fields and how the Fields are displayed in inventory
TID 7009166 - Admin Users delegated all rights is not able to assign roles to sub-admin users, these are not Super-Admins
TID 7009039 - When Group Policy "Run only allowed Windows applications" is in force, cannot launch Windows bundles unless the executable is "allowed"
TID 7009159 - Segmentation fault restoring image to Windows 7 when system partition is not the first partition
TID 7009180 - Content fails to sync to other primaries
TID 7009181 - Third Party Imaging using MDT WinPE causes imaging loop
TID 7009168 - NAL window hangs when connecting to external network
TID 7009170 - Unable to set report notification when Firefox CurrentLocale is set to 'hu'
TID 7009182 - Bundle error when adding filter for bundle requirements when running ZCC in French
TID 7009184 - Remediate.exe kills multiple bundle launches error 200
TID 7009136 - zac reestablish-trust fails on Linux
TID 7009137 - Bundle shortcut truncates filename when using NetWare mapped drive
TID 7009138 - Random failures with WOL Proxy
TID 7009139 - ZCM 11 Agent install does not automatically uninstall ZDM 7.1 hot patch 4
TID 7008347 - Iprint printer deletion fails at logoff and fill up eventlog
TID 7005779 - Modifying an install action to remove content causes lost content errors on devices
TID 7009598 - prebootlookup.log file size on ZENworks servers grows without limit
TID 7009767 - Scheduled ZCC Reports are missing "Device Create Date" and "Last Scan Date"
TID 7009065 - Bundles that run at ZENlogin event no longer work after applying CAP2a update
TID 7009751 - zman rpsv fails to save Custom reports
TID 7009336 - NAL Start Menu and Desktop icons become unresponsive
TID 3707032 - ZCM does not process AD nested groups for bundles
TID 7008255 - Uninstalling Linux satellite hangs if the server is not connected to the network
TID 7007801 - Image Explorer always adds registry files to "C:\program files"
TID 7007802 - Upgrading the Migration utility wipes out migration history
TID 7007899 - ZCM inventory recognises Athlon processor as generic "AMD 80486"
TID 7009996 - Link to GTK# runtime library fails when launching CASA Manager
TID 7009997 - Default distribution action is removed when using zman bundle-remove-action
TID 7009998 - Promotion of Linux device to authentication satellite role fails
TID 7010001 - Cannot reschedule report if output format is Excel or PDF
TID 7010002 - "Unable to determine the registration status" when trying to uninstall the agent on the Appliance
TID 7010003 - Cannot use "Apply" or "Reset" buttons when amending Monthly Schedule
TID 7010004 - Download percentage shown in "Cache Status" is incorrect
TID 7010005 - "Hidden" files transferred using "File Transfer" become read-only as well
TID 7007819 - Prompted Shutdown/Reboot action hangs
TID 7000168 - High utilization during Windows satellite content replication repeat interval
TID 7000169 - Inventory-only agent not installing on x86_64 Linux platforms
TID 7000170 - Related object information field empty when moving between messages
TID 7000216 - Linux subscription process fails
TID 7000612 - Device shows red slash to indicate errors even after all errors have been cleared from a device
TID 7007503 - Inventory-Only Device stops updating 30 days after agent install
TID 7007506 - Multiple AIX LPARs on same hardware show as single device in Inventory
TID 7007813 - A "+" in the name of a bundle is shown as "_" on the desktop
TID 7007816 - Bundle icon will not display on the desktop if the name contains a colon ":"
TID 7008920 - After applying Cumulative Agent Patch 2, "Launch Executable" actions that have parameters fail
TID 7009084 - ZCM 10x to 11 upgrade fails if ZLM agent is installed
TID 7009140 - After update to 11 NullPointerExceptions in loader-messages and server becomes slow and unresponsive
TID 7009782 - ZCM Content web services causing database high utilization and slowness for the zone.
TID 7009868 - Reports do not correctly use DD/MM/YYYY date format
TID 7010223 - On Linux, ZRS doesn't open firewall port 6430
TID 7006501 - ZCM Agent is unable to start if no value is returned while checking firewall status
TID 7007590 - ZCM System Update Agent Deployment generating java.util.ConcurrentModificationException
TID 7007597 - Java Out Of memory Errors when viewing migrated bundles
TID 7008277 - ZCM Inventory Only Agent on Linux not inventoried with correct version/build information
TID 7009048 - Users with device rights cannot edit device inventory
TID 7009869 - "Is Leased" field on a device does not stay set to Yes after a scan
TID 7010554 - ZCM 11 Deployments Erroring due to DNS reference and not IP deployment
TID 7010624 - ZCC Dynamic Workstation Group Error MessageUtil..........85 :Error: Unable to preview members
TID 7010627 - ZCM SID changer isn't being disabled after following the documentation
TID 7010987 - Cannot save document with correct extension
TID 7008127 - Errors in server logs for cleaning up non existent queue job
TID 7007811 - Failed to read from Preboot Server - See Documentation
TID 7007666 - Slow ZCC, high db activity for Oracle ZCM setup
TID 7007588 - ZCM Registration Keys are open to users
TID 7008047 - Very slow logins when full refresh is slow
TID 7011924 - ZPM Patch deployment error: 'Le format de la chaîne d'entrée est incorrect' (Input string was not in a correct format)
Fixes (TID Pending):
Bug 573837 NullPointerException when importing unpackaged content
Bug 634573 External Certificates on Satellite server have to be reimported evertime the Sate configuration is touched.
Bug 639540 Renewing a Contract does not increase the Total Cost
Bug 641974 If no user source is configured,then getting exception in Loader Message.log
Bug 642772 getting "failed to process action" error while verifying the bundle in NAL window.
Bug 642803 When trying to replicate the Bundles from NU we get Error in caching the remote meta data file
Bug 643148 Incorrect message is displayed when uninstalling bundle with Chained dependency
Bug 643402 Policy search option is not working for Category=Any
Bug 643407 Created locations are not getting listed in Location page (Hence ESM Policy creation failed)
Bug 643474 getting an "INVALID_AUTHENTICATION_INFO" warning message on RHEL device.
Bug 643733 Agent registration on ZCM server machine throws up error message
Bug 643760 ZEN11_Appliance: Proper message should display during upgrade , if 10.3 server with huge data
Bug 643930 Devices Logged Into not up to date
Bug 644086 ZEN11_Appliance: upgrade results shows yellow, If try upgrade with Wrong IP
Bug 644095 best package selection is happening for 64 bit devices when user want to install lower version of RPM
Bug 644511 Replication fails during static replication when local catalog is configured
Bug 645628 DEP user assignment page says "You do not have rights to perform this operation"
Bug 645666 DNS addresses not used in ContentInfo source URLs
Bug 645678 ZCC not accessible in as all tomcat threads are dead-locked.
Bug 646015 ZESM View Policy page on agent shows invalid date
Bug 646484 ClassCastException on moving back and forth in new bundle creation wizard
Bug 646894 ZECP failed with error "none of the source locations could be found"
Bug 647498 linux bundle scripts get executed multiple times
Bug 647770 incorrect agent uninstall message on linux
Bug 647930 User without rights to create or delete policy groups cannot create bundle groups
Bug 647941 Copying system requirements does not refresh the bundle list to reflect the change
Bug 648266 zmd process CPU utilization is more on RHEL 5 when device is in idle state. process is never going to sleep state if the device is in idle condition.
Bug 648392 Logging into SLED 10 gives error "ZMD does not appear to be running"
Bug 648918 Moving a location Up or Down on second page onwards results odd paging behavior
Bug 648980 In "RegistryEdit" action "delete" operation is failing
Bug 649245 Clicking on version of wi-fi policy on the report give document redirection error
Bug 650056 11.0.1: Automatic assignment of DAU bundles not happening on Linux
Bug 650179 Wrong and inappropriate error message when a wrong license key is entered
Bug 650535 The annualized cost as show in the Contracts report is not the same as the Contract page details
Bug 650647 Clicking on the LAN Adapter Link in the Web Console report gives SQL error
Bug 654040 Colw32.exe uses up resources for 2 minutes at startup - occurs at every reboot.
Bug 654628 temporary yum repository directory is not removed
Bug 654882 Override option for all administrators except super administrators under Network Environments->Servers is disabled
Bug 655308 Policy removal does not remove esm policy
Bug 655357 bundle export action uses incorrect filenames
Bug 656024 "Sandbox" registry keys not created when the tool is launched.
Bug 657876 Upgrade of Novell client from 4.9 SP5 to IR1 fails if ZEN 11 client is installed
Bug 661697 Adding a Discovered Product to a Licensed Product shows error at the end of the wizard completion
Bug 661936 Drill down fails while converting in pdf
Bug 662009 11.1: On clicking "+" button and on selecting the date, the schedule type option from the drop down menu changes to "No Schedule".
Bug 662256 Windows Satellite servers fail to connect / refresh
Bug 665058 ZCC assigned right not effective
Bug 665650 Order date in Purchase Record may not be correct
Bug 667651 Locations can't add the characters â€œ-â€? in the Client DNS Settings in Network Environment
Bug 668720 ZESM 11.0 Strips out spaces in USB HDD serial number
Bug 671777 W2K3R2SP2 64bit with Terminal services enabled ZCM 11 agent install never finishes 100% no reboot
Bug 672964 View Policy on German Windows Workstation creates Script Errors
Bug 673248 Security Settings are overwritten when they should not
Bug 675007 While installing Personality Migration, it throws error message "This setup requires the .NET framework version 1.1 to be installed", though 1.1 is already installed.
Bug 675541 Unable to enter a SPACE (ASCII 32) in ZCC setup command line
Bug 678431 Unable to set full Inventoried Device Rights for admin users
Bug 679000 Custom Reports taking over 5 mins to load in ZCC
Bug 680045 Inventory of Red Hat 5.3 x86-64 xen domU doesn't get all information
Bug 680719 Non-Super Admins have difficulty deleting Software Subscriptions
Bug 680953 "zac in" does not allow PLATFORM to be specificed no say which PLATFORM is being installed
Bug 682356 Offline [passive]authentication failure
Bug 682617 Installing a new primary server in the zone error comes up â€œYou must specify Primary Server that has a CA roleâ€?
Bug 682836 Linux Management 11 bundles do not fully install and report bundle status for RHEL 5 Updates
Bug 684014 image restore is failing with error :"Windows could not parse or process the unattended.."
Bug 684306 Inventory scan doesnt finish on RHEL 4 ZCM11
Bug 685601 Setting Subscription Replication schedule to reoccuring causes duplicate bundle packages
Bug 687730 DLU fails on Win 7 agents part of AD domain after update to 10.3.3
Bug 687765 Personality Migration wizard hangs when storing the settings of MicroSoft Word or Excel
Bug 688367 Migration Utility does not recognise Login Script Macros
Bug 688696 Copy' and 'Import' should be disabled for users having View/Execute rights
Bug 689005 Registration rules can be modified by any ZCM administrator
Bug 689723 Demoted Collection Servers: ZCC Inventory Only page shows obsolete entries and/or blank line
Bug 691186 Error while adding "User exceptions" in the Template Builder
Bug 691203 Error message logged on DLU user exclusion
Bug 695373 Printers get uninstall on zenuser logout
Bug 695375 PrinterPolicy Handler times out when there are multiple iprinters in one iprint policy
Bug 702244 Specified Primary User Not Migrated - Need Method to mass enable "Automatic Calculation"
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- Document ID:7008746
- Creation Date:08-JUN-11
- Modified Date:24-MAR-13
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