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NOWS SBE Web-Gui not showing updates

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Novell Open Workgroup Suite SBE 2.5


When opening the Web-Management-UI on Novell Open Workgroup Suite SBE ("simba"), the update-applet keeps showing the spinning wheel and doesn't refresh.


While downloading new patch information and updating the RSS feed, these files are created:


If the spinning wheel issue occurs, it is likely that there are leftovers from a previous instance. Please remove these files:

rm /var/lib/simba/sbs/conf/checking.txt
rm /var/lib/simba/sbs/conf/checking_rss.txt

Then, restart the simba daemon:

/etc/init.d/simba restart

and re-login to the web-frontend.


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  • Document ID:7008128
  • Creation Date:15-MAR-11
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • NovellOpen Workgroup Suite - Small Business Edition (NOWS SBE)

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