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ZENworks Administrator Rights Report



April 29, 2016 9:03 am






This cool solution lets you get a report on all ZENworks administrators and their privileges/rights within ZENworks.

Configuring ZCM server:

  1. Download and extract the
  2. On ZENworks Server, stop ZENServer.
  3. Copy the file rightswebservice.war(available in to the location.
    1. Linux: /opt/novell/zenworks/share/tomcat/webapps
    2. Windows: %zenworks_home%/share/tomcat/web-apps/
  4. Start ZENserver.

Configuring ZENworks Reporting Server:

  1. Stop ZENworks Reporting Server. Please refer to:
  2. Copy applicationContext-adminCDS.xml to /opt/novell/zenworks- reporting/js/apache-tomcat/webapps/jasperserver-pro/WEB-INF
  3. Copy admin-datasource.jar to /opt/novell/zenworks-reporting/js/apache- tomcat/webapps/jasperserver-pro/WEB-INF/lib
  4. Start ZR5 Server. Please refer to:
  5. Copy and extract file(available in on Zenworks Reporting Server.
  6. Open the file admin_datasource.xml from the extracted path <extracted- dir>\export\resources\organizations\organization_1\datasources
  7. In the admin_datasource.xml fill the values for:
    1. Server: ZCM server IP address.
    2. Port: non SSL port. default:80
    3. User Name: Super admin user name of the ZCM server.
    4. Password: Super admin user password.
  8. Open terminal and go to /opt/novell/zenworks-reporting/js/buildomatic and import report using jaspersoft import command.
    1. Linux: ./ –input-dir <extracted-dir>/export –update
    2. Windows: js-import.bat –input-dir=<extracted-dir>\export –update
  9. Log in to ZR5 and find the Rights Report under public folder.
  10. For security reasons, delete folder extracted in step ‘6’ as password saved in admin_datasource.xml is in clear text.

On running the rights report under public folder, various administrators that are created and their corresponding roles and rights will be displayed like the below screenshot.



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Categories: Cool Tools, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

Disclaimer: This content is not supported by Micro Focus. It was contributed by a community member and is published "as is." It seems to have worked for at least one person, and might work for you. But please be sure to test it thoroughly before using it in a production environment.


  1. By:spencapl

    Hi, great report, just couple of questions is this going to added as a pre-defined report ? also is it possible to export as a zip using this tool please –

  2. By:kfinlayson

    Will this work with the ZRS 5.6 appliance?