Wrong names in the /etc/rc.d/novell-zenprebootpolicy file for the log file and conf file

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  • 24-May-2006
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks Desktop Management 7 - ZDM7 PreBoot Services (PXE)


in /etc/rc.d/novell-zmgprebootpolicy, the following lines exist as a comment:
# configfile  This relies on a configuration file called novell-zenprebootpolicy.conf
# in the /etc/opt/novell/zenworks/preboot directory.
However this file does not exist but there is a file called novell-zmgprebootpolicy.conf in this location.

The log file path in /etc/opt/novell/zenworks/preboot/novell-zmgprebootpolicy.conf
is: /var/log/opt/novell/zenprebootpolicy.log
however the log file gets written to:


Fixed in ZENworks 7 Desktop Management on Linux Service Pack 1 Interim Release 3a, see KB 3484245 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management" which can be found at Novell Support
1.  The first comment needs the novell-zenprebootpolicy.conf changed to novell-zmgprebootpolicy.conf
2.  The second comment needs to show the right log file of novell-zmgprebootpolicy.log