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Making files easy to find in ZCM servers (Windows)



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February 5, 2008 10:25 am

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When using ZCM on a windows 2003 server it can be frustrating when modifying images or tftp files to remember where the files exist on the server. For me the key files that I need access to are the image store and the tftp folder. These can be in different locations depending on where ZCM was installed and where the %ZENWORKS_HOME% variable points.

The default location for the image store is:

%ZENWORKS_HOME%\Work\Content-Repo\images\

The default location for the tftp folder is:

%ZENWORKS_HOME%\Share\tftp

where %ZENWORKS_HOME% points to c:\Program files\novell\zenworks

If you are working in a Windows world – when mapping a drive or making a connection to the server you need to use the following path:

\\servername\c$\Program files\novell\zenworks\Work\Content-Repo\images\

for the image files

or

\\servername\c$\Program files\novell\zenworks\Share\tftp

for tftp

To make things simpler for me to remember and maybe more familiar in a normal ZENworks world I set up Windows shares for these paths.

\\servername\c$\Program files\novell\zenworks\Work\Content-Repo\images\ 

is shared to:

\\servername\images\

and

\\servername\c$\Program files\novell\zenworks\Share\tftp

is shared to

\\servername\tftp

This makes it easier to remember and will stop people poking at other files within the ZCM folder structure.

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