Fixes included in Support Pack 1 for Novell Client v4.9 for Windows NT/2000/XP

  • 10087831
  • NOVL93159
  • 13-Oct-2003
  • 08-Feb-2005

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Fixes included with the Support Pack 1 for Novell Client v4.9 for Windows NT/2000/XP

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Changes included in the Novell Client 4.90 Support Pack 1a:

- Files incorrectly locked when using the 4.9 SP1 client. For additional information see, https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10089899
- Allow SETUPNW installation to complete successfully when NetIdentity install fails. This is to accommodate the ZfD 4 Agent customers that can not use the newer version of NetIdentity.
- Allow UNATTEND installation to disable the installation of NetIdentity. This is to accommodate the ZfD 4 Agent customers that can not use the newer version of NetIdentity.

 

Changes included in the Novell Client 4.90 Support Pack 1:

- LDAP not returning extended characters for the names of NDS objects in LDAP search.
- LDAP fails if a password is given to the LDAP clear-text password user.
- Windows 2000 will not update from a UNC Netware path or Mapped drive letter.
- Windows 2000 does not update using CUAgent to a UNC path or Mapped Drive.
- After installing the Client any added root certificates in IE are removed and any new ones added don't stay after a reboot. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083629
- Member of Administrator group cannot unlock workstation.
- Change NWGINA to detect the status of the LAN connection and pre-select the setting of the Workstation Only box.
- Sync Password not available when NMAS Authentication is disabled.
- Novell Gina not handling error code properly after Windows XP Password Complexity is enabled. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087454
- Roaming profile fails due to subfolders in the ExcludeFoldersDir. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088938
- When the workstation is unlocked the context is added to the user name.
- Added error dialogs for when SETUPSP.EXE fails to install.
- SETUPNW.EXE /acu doesn't run in the case of a SP1 update.
- The Support Pack installs all files onto the workstation, regardless if that component was previously installed.
- Driver signing errors generated by Windows when installing various Novell network and print drivers. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083500
- Need to uninstall NWDHCPOPTIONS.EXE service if present.
- Cannot force required GINA replacement settings via UNATTEND.TXT on Windows 2000. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086619
- Novell client installation on Windows XP causes multiple "Continue Anyway". For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083500
- Client upgrade prompt about overwriting files. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10085704
- Uninstalling the Client causes ZEN Agent to fail to prompt a user to login to eDirectory. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10085452
- Bad name for driver created under Non-Plug and Play Drivers.
- Default Apache server install on REDHAT Linux server includes a mailto:root@domain.com line in directory listings by default. SetupIP gets confused parsing this and thinks it's a file to d/l. the Download fails.
- NCIMAN / SETUPNW fail to distribute specific LDAP contextless login settings. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086061
- Need administrator and user option to install client-independent components e.g. NetIdentity, NMAS and NICI.
- DHCP Settings tab in NCIMAN not behaving correctly.
- SPOOL error after installing SP1 on NT4 you receive an error about a printer.
- NICI error during the 4.9 client install on a Windows 2000 Advanced Server running Citrix Metraframe XPE. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087245
- Added error message for invalid language directory.
- Select NICI, NMAS, NetIdentity, separately in NCIMAN
- Change SETUPNW.EXE to identify the components as ZENworks 3.2 versions.
- The SETUPSP.EXE is not installing the NWGINA.DLL & NWGINAR.DLL over the ZfD 4 Agent.
- NCIMAN Advanced Login settings for showing NDS tree and context are set incorrectly.
- English CUSRVC.EXE service fails to launch CUAGENT.EXE on non-English Windows.
- NCIMAN.EXE does not properly save the DHCP settings in unattend.txt. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088161
- If you install 4.9 Sp1 on a term server with Microsoft Netware Client Installed with NTFS as the file system and you try to login the Terminal Server Blue Screens.
- When an UNATTEND.TXT has been used to establish a "MinorInternalVersion" and/or a "MajorInternalVersion" value for the client, if the version value for either is zero, it will not be created in the registry.
- When an UNATTEND.TXT has been used to establish a "MinorInternalVersion" and/or a "MajorInternalVersion" value for the client, if the version value for either is zero, it will not be included in the "Client version:" display on the "Client" tab of the Novell Client Properties.
- Uninstall of client 4.9 breaks GroupWise. If you have GroupWise on a system and uninstall client 4.9, when you start GroupWise and attempt to open a message you will receive LDAP errors.
- Do not list "Remote Management" as a component to be installed on a Windows Server workstation.
- Error message when opening shared text file.
- The server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged pool because the pool was empty.
- NWDHCP does not deliver multiple IP addresses from option 85 data. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10084580
- In NBM 3.8 VPN server pushes the SLP information which in turn gets modified in the registry as well as Novell Client properties (service location). Once this is done we want to do a SLP discovery request from NBM VPN client so that during the VPN session these SLPs will be applied.
- Legato backup hangs while trying to read from a pipe. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10080894
- Slow performance with NAI McAfee NetShield if File Caching = on. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10079825
- SRVLOC.SYS Blue screen on Compaq EVO N1000v
- Name resolution through DNS is looping, if the name is not in the DNS configuration.
- Capita Sims application fails to load error message. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10084328
- NWSLP.SYS is sending out malformed packets. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10085738
- Windows XP losses all network connections with IPX.
- Referral processing is not correct with multiple name servers.
- Not all DNS servers or suffixes are attempted during DNS name resolution. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083260
- Unable to access files in a folder with >8 characters. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087458
- Peachtree Accounting - Error: "Unable to determine security privileges...". For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087702
- DHCP Option 85 data is corrupted - "Server=???? a?? ". For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088647
- Unable to access Self Extracting Zip files.
- Error number -1 when attempting to save DirXML filter in Console One with 4.9 Client. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088968
- P_Station does not deliver the correct MAC Address.
- Password change dialog not present on startup login when authenticated to multiple trees. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083151
- Novell Client - DNS Timeout issue. Randomly received tree/server not found errors.
- Unlock can be impossible based on "Simple Unlock" setting. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10059068
- Incorrect font used for "Password" field by Novell login dialog on Windows 2000/XP.
- Login-LGNWNT32.DLL-890: The specified server is unknown.
- Login needs to read “Max Retries”.
- German nwelcome.bmp not localized correctly.
- Password sync issue with AD applications. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086904
- NAL window hiding LoginW32 when mapping a drive in pre launch script on Windows 2000. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10080275
- Logging in to a second tree doesn't give the password expired message. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083151
- Immediate ctrl-alt-del on startup and clicking the tree icon gets service not started error on Windows NT. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086186
- After the installation of the NW Client, there are solid veritcal lines (|) instead of circle in the password field.
- After upgrade to Client w/NMAS, login fails -601. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10085793
- Provide support for a "." in the user name.
- Unable to unlock workstation with Windows credentials when NMAS is enabled.
- Unable to logon to Windows NT domain with the 4.9 client running on Win 2003 Terminal Services. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087706
- Password change with "pre-encrypted" passwords does not work with .DLU.
- DRWATSON in NWLSCRPT when prompted to Sync passwords. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087519
- Client 4.9 is installed and it overwrites anything in the "Tabinfo\Credentials registry entry with new key.
- Unable to unlock the workstation.
- If you lock the workstation and leave it where you should type in your password it will cause it to blue screen.
- Timing problem between SLP and IP Costing.
- Prevent a client from ever using a server from a referral list.
- Fixed blue screen issue with SRVLOC.
- Invalid File Handle after workstation goes into suspend on user home directory. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083917
- Cannot open or rename Word docs after application of 483PSP2E.EXE or 4.9 sp1. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086494
- Tree / server not found when logging in with Client for Windows NT/2000/XP. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086186
- Client intermittently not logging in. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10080035
- Client is slow to reconnect.
- Bad Name cache is not working with IP addresses and with upper vs. lowercase entries. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086894
- CAPTURE from login script fails with error 42 when NMAS is enabled. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086553
- Windows Explorer returns an error "Not enough space on the disk" when the mapped drive letter is accessed.
- NWDNS failing to use all configured DNS servers and/or suffixes. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083260
- NWDNS assumes a DNS server is active if it responds to ping.
- Invalid Path while browsing volume objects through My Network Places. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087241
- WordPerfect temp files being left on volume. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10024875
- Client doesn't ask for op-lock in some scenarios. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087456
- Citrix Terminal server gets invalid FCB returned after cluster failover causing blue screen. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088245
- Invalid Directory Handle returned randomly. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088026
- Blue screen when using Windows User Policy to launch IE URL at bootup. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088077
- 4.9 Client holding connections open to Access 97 database and not closing unless all connections are closed. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088247
- HP DJ 500 Plotter goes to "Not Available" status. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10081433
- Unable to install a NDPS Printer on Windows NT/2000/XP.
- Getting Error: failed, no such object (-252) when printing from Windows XP. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10082382
- No “Have Disk” option when trying to setup Point and Print for NT4. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10082603
- Client failing to recognize existing point and print driver associations.
- High Utilization after installing NDPS on Citrix XPe. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10084617
- Client disconnects connection or hangs up after failover.
- Windows 2000 and MSAD Kerberos Authentication issue. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10077118
- Fails to add all Servers into the server long term cache.
- Blue screens with notebook Compaq Evo N610c.
- NMAS integration breaks Concurrent Connection restrictions. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083397
- Blue Screens on HP/Compaq EVO hardware. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083620
- Error:  "The directory is not accessible. The directory name is invalid".  When copying files. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10084418
- Read-Only error message opening "Word" document when resuming from hibernation mode. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10085578
- Drive mapping for "Access  97" database 'becomes busy'. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086905
- Delay viewing file properties. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087819
- Spontaneous rebooting Windows XP SP1 after installing Novell Client 4.83 SP2 Compaq EVO N1000V. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083620
- Can't read OE6 store when located on NetWare server.
- Client losing IP connections.
- Preferred protocol not effectively incorporated into DS referral costing. For more information, see htt.p://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088320
- Right Click, Properties introduces a ~ 10 delay before showing results.
- Disk Full errors when trying to save changes to the files. Also occasional file sharing violation errors occur.
- Terminal Server hangs after running for a certain amount of time. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086900
- Write to cached file fails.
- Memory Leak in NWFS.SYS memory cache.
- Selector not able to process string from client.
- NWFS leaving file open indefinitely against TFS.
- Unable to delete a file below a DFS junction over the Novell Client.
- Unable to view the properties of a file below a deep DFS junction.
- Unable to 'cd' into a DFS junction from the command line.
- UNC connections failing when multiple requests issued together. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087307
- Error copy files using "Robocopy" after applying NWFS.SYS.
- Java-based applications (RCONJ, JSUM) failing after installing 4.90 or later. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087360
- The Client interferes with QuickBooks Pro 2003.
- Random file delete problems related to no requests for closing of file handles.
- Can not open Microsoft Office files from a NDS path. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088601
- Blue screen on XP when coming out of suspended mode.
- Locking final byte of 4GB range failing with 4.90 and later.
- Blue screen during file.
- Client seems to ignore case change requests.
- Memory Leak suspected in NDPS Libraries. Uploading Drivers - NWAdmin).
- NWIntEraseFiles fails (0x899E) using wild card "*".
- NSS Encrypted Volume Support needs dynamic linkage to CCS libraries.
- AutoAdminLogon for NDS doesn't work with Novell Client 4.9. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083978
- Passwords are case sensitive error not consistent with MS and Novell Client error messages.
- NMAS Authentication enabled causes GW to always prompt for password. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086731
- Cursor is in the password field by default after changing login info in registry. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087134
- Using the Client interface Network drive mappings fail when Password field is not displayed.
- Unable to unlock workstation with the Client and NMAS Client.
- If you lock the workstation with NMAS enabled you can not get back in using NDS Authenticator.
- Can't login if password field is disabled.
- Installing the 4.9 client on top of a workstation with NMAS client 2.1 deletes LCM and data. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086470
- Changing expired password during workstation unlock sets password to unknown value.
- Windows account login using NDS password fails on first-time NDS login.
- Group Policy not working properly. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088939
- New profiles created with client are dated Jan 1, 1980. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10087409
- Force Run, Run Once apps Fail with Roaming Profiles on second workstation. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086692
- The user package will not be read during login with alias object with a different name than the user name. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10088739
- Unable to login with DLU and Roaming Profiles after running DirectX functions on Windows. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10083238
- Screensaver scheduled action does not run if user is not logged in to NDS. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10085579
- Unable to get workstation configurations to be applied to workstation. For more information, see https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=10086467
- User extensible policies do not push to a NT workstation.
- Failure when logging into workstation with a roaming profile. The roaming profile must be deleted to overcome the issue.
- Remote Management component is not accessible through the tray icon.

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