Logout takes 4 times as long with a Group Policy enabled

  • 10093734
  • NOVL97946
  • 22-Jul-2004
  • 03-Dec-2004

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Fact

Novell ZENworks Management Agent + Client

Novell ZENworks for Desktops 6.5 Desktop Management - ZfD65

Novell ZENworks Desktop Management - ZDM65

Symptom

Logout takes 4 times as long with a Group Policy enabled

Scenario 1:  If you have a workstation policy package with a group policy enabled (with either nothing or some things set) and it is applied, then logout of XP will take longer than if you didn't have this group policy enabled.

Scenario 2:  If you have a user policy package with a group policy enabled (with either nothing or some things set) and the "Cache User Configuration" checkbox checked, it will take longer to logout of Windows XP than if you didn't have that checkbox.

Note

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:
1.  Install the client + agent on the box. 
2.  Import  the workstation.
3.  Apply a workstation group policy to it.
4.  After this policy applies choose Shutdown -> Restart and time it.

RESULTS: 
Logoff is very slow.

Fix

Fixed with the WMGRPPOL.DLL dated September 1, 2004 or newer found in the ZfDAgent.msi version 6.5.32.41105 or newer found at Novell Support Web Site.