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ZENworks Configuration Management 11.1 - update information and list of fixes

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Novell ZENworks 11 Asset Management
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


21 November 12 - ZENworks Imaging Driver Update for November 2012
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)

Note: upgrading to ZENworks 11.1 must be done with media, not via System Update, and with ZENworks services on all but one Primary server shut down.

 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

Version Information:
Windows: %ZENWORKS_HOME%\version.txt =
Linux: /etc/opt/novell/zenworks/version.txt =

To verify that a device has been updated to ZENworks 11.1, check the following versions on the managed devices:
7008841 - Unexpected results when running a bundle that uses scripting
TID 7009754 - Patch Management constantly showing as In Progress or Resetting

Fixes (TID Pending):
Bug 678431 Unable to set full Inventoried Device Rights for admin users
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 691203 Error message logged on DLU user exclusion
Bug 573837 NullPointerException when importing unpackaged content
Bug 667651 Locations can't add the characters “-� in the Client DNS Settings in Network Environment
Bug 671777 W2K3R2SP2 64bit with Terminal services enabled ZCM 11 agent install never finishes 100% no reboot
Bug 673248 Security Settings are overwritten when they should not
Bug 682617 Installing a new primary server in the zone error comes up “You must specify Primary Server that has a CA role�
Bug 675541 Unable to enter a SPACE (ASCII 32) in ZCC setup command line
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 702244 Specified Primary User Not Migrated - Need Method to mass enable "Automatic Calculation"
Bug 647770 incorrect agent uninstall message on linux
Bug 679000 Custom Reports taking over 5 mins to load in ZCC
Bug 682836 Linux Management 11 bundles do not fully install and report bundle status for RHEL 5 Updates
Bug 684306 Inventory scan doesnt finish on RHEL 4 ZCM11
Bug 685601 Setting Subscription Replication schedule to reoccuring causes duplicate bundle packages
Bug 634573 External Certificates on Satellite server have to be reimported evertime  the Sate configuration is touched.
Bug 687730 DLU fails on Win 7 agents part of AD domain after update to 10.3.3
Bug 665058 ZCC assigned right not effective
Bug 682356 Offline [passive]authentication failure
Bug 639540 Renewing a Contract does not increase the Total Cost


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  • Document ID:7008746
  • Creation Date:08-JUN-11
  • Modified Date:04-DEC-13
    • NovellZENworks Configuration Management

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