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ZPM delivered patches uninstall after 999 days

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Novell ZENworks Patch Management
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management


Patches installed by ZPM uninstall after 999 days.

The following error message will appear repeatedly on affected workstations:
Could not find the file "<path on ZENworks primary server>/content-repo/tmp/zpm/plp//windows/xxxxxxxxxxxxx.plp" to install


For 11.3:  This is fixed in version ZCM 11.3.0a FRU1 - see TID 7014960 "FTF Roll Up 1 for ZENworks (11 SP3) - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at

For 11.2.4:  Contact Novell Technical Support for an official field test patch file.

Additional Information

see also: Patch uninstalled superseded patch assigned to policy, or unassigned policy bundles


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  • Document ID:7014836
  • Creation Date:02-APR-14
  • Modified Date:26-OCT-16
    • NovellZENworks Configuration Management

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