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ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.1 - update information and list of fixes

This document (7010042) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.

Environment

Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Support Pack 1 - ZCM 11 SP2

Resolution

Information regarding the prerequisites for upgrading to this version is contained in the readme for ZCM 11.2.1 at http://www.novell.com/documentation/zenworks11/readme/data/readme_zenworks1121.html - note Planning to Deploy Version 11.2.1 shows that devices with agents with versions < 11.2 will require 2 reboots to reach 11.2.1
See TID 7010466 ZCM 10.3.x device fails to upgrade to ZCM 11.2.1 for issues that can arise if the agent pre-requisites are not met.

This update was temporarily withdrawn, as Novell investigated the root causes for the issues shown in TID 7010390 Agent service is not running after applying the ZENworks 11.2.1 update - the update has now (July 17 2012) been restored, but only as a manual zip file; 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) . TID 7010390 explains the reasons for this. The update can be downloaded from http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=woOqw2K-U_c~

Version Information:

Windows: %ZENWORKS_HOME%\version.txt = 11.2.1.6382
Linux: /etc/opt/novell/zenworks/version.txt = 11.2.1.6382

GUID for this update: 5011020100fc50000000002012063009

To verify that a device has been updated to 11.2.1, check the following versions on the Primary servers:
ZENworks Configuration Management Version11.2.1.0
ZENworks Asset Management Version
11.2.1.6353
ZENworks Patch Management Version11.2.1.12
ZENworks EndPoint Security Management Version11.2.1.6353
ZENworks Full Disk Encryption Version11.2.1.6353
ZENworks Agent Version11.2.1.6382
 
and on the managed devices
ZENworks Agent Version 11.2.1.6382
Components for manage devices  (Linux shows all as 11.2.1):

7012176 - Asset Management Compliance report times out
TID 7012840 - User login dialog showing in English with Swiss French language settings
TID 7012875 - Folders and sub-folders open new windows in ZENworks Application window (NalWin)
TID 7012877 - On Registry Edit Bundle action, registry import fails if the word 'Registry' is found in any of the keys
TID 7012878 - Some settings removed when publishing as a new Bundle from Sandbox
TID 7012879 - Bundles set to launch at specific time re-launches on every refresh
TID 7013021 - Linux ZCM Agents after updating to 11.1a erroring with manpath errors upon login
TID 7013022 - CGI scripting vulnerabilities in ZCM11 SP2

Fixes (TID Pending):
Bug 648134 PRE Install Notification Option doesn't work properly on Windows 7
Bug 753159 ZCM 11.1 Inventory not importing 2 dual monitors as seperate monitors
Bug 724966 Icons in the Show Progress window are showing up zoomed in W7
Bug 748637 ZENworks News Settings  proxy settings password is stored in clear text
Bug 750924 non root users are not able to import bundles with zman error 62
Bug 751569 after move of a device to different folder the assignment will take up 5min to show up
Bug 760776 Deploying a patches to a device are creating warning messages like this “Action "880f7896ee150d4892ad1fa8c70c0600" of the child bundle "MS12-004 Security Update for Windows XP (KB2598479--730158692" failed. ”
Bug 761663 need 3 authentication attempts to login successfully with a smartcard
Bug 760150 HDD Cynlinders/Heads Incorrectly Identified on Sata Port 0 after 11.2 Upgrade (OK on Ports 1-3)
Bug 714353 multi-part identifier NC_Workstation could not be bound - triggered by two ADF's with the same name
Bug 751190 MS Inputs on SQL
Bug 764859 Windows XP Internet Explorer settings are randomly not applied
Bug 743582 [Security vulnerability] System Update - password for proxy server authentication is stored in plain text in system.update.proxy.info.xml
Bug 739059 ZCC advanced search on device returns nothing on criteria of Product-Name
Bug 744611 User doesn't receive assigned bundle
Bug 748624 [Performance] Slow delete of Event in Message Log
Bug 748764 Fluctuating values in System and Sytem board hardware components in inventory History report
Bug 751194 DisplayName of bundle is wrong

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  • Document ID:7010042
  • Creation Date:23-JAN-12
  • Modified Date:19-AUG-13
    • NovellZENworks Configuration Management

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