Using the ZAM client on MAC OS X

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  • 25-Apr-2006
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks Asset Management 7 - ZAM7
MAC OS 10.2.4


The following commands can be used when troubleshooting the ZENworks Asset Management client on a Macintosh OS.


To start the ZAM client,
sudo systemstarter start zamclient
To stop the ZAM client,
sudo systemstarter stop zamclient
To start a scan manually,
sudo kill -USR1 'cat /var/run/'
To switch into diagnostic mode on the fly,
sudo kill -HUP 'cat /var/run/'
To be in diagnostic mode on startup, edit the /etc/zamclient.conf and add this line to the top
After restarting the ZAM client, the log file is written to  /var/log/zamclientEvent.log

Additional Information

File Location Reference:
/usr/local/zam   Main installation directory for the ZAM Mac client
/var/log            Client installation log, daily logs, diagnostic logs
/etc                  zamclient.conf  (contains HOST and port information, as well as the Object ID for this system)