After deploying ZCM 11.2.3a MU1, Machine may hang, remains in "Startup Location", Zesservice stops or crashes
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Novell ZENworks Endpoint Security Management 11.2
There are two known causes for this error, check the detailed symptoms below:
To check if the problem is due to this particular issue, open the ZESM about box:
If ZESM is activated: See Endpoint Security link from ZENworks icon properties.
If ZESM is not activated: go to Start > All Programs > Novell > ZESM About
Click Diagnostic > logging > View Service Log
Search for "written with wrong munge buffer, attempting to recover" - if this phrase is not found, then this cause does not apply.
ZES Service will not start; as soon as the device is restarted, the service crashes again, and the symptoms above do not apply. Unregister and re-register does not fix the problem
- In windows explorer navigate to the ZESM Store files:
e.g., for Windows 7: C:\Program Data\Novell\ZES\Store\Service
- The content of the files is encrypted, but the corrupt file in this directory can be determined in the following manner:
a. Open each file in notepad and observe if the file contains some content, it will be unreadable but it should not be empty (nulls).
b. If a file is seen to have length (non-zero) but the contents are filled with blanks, this is a corrupt file.
c. Delete the blank file and reboot.
Unfortunately, the only known fix for this case is to uninstall and re-install the agent
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