Novell ZENworks Desktop Management 7 - ZDM7 Application Launcher (NAL)Novell ZENworks Desktop Management 6.5 - ZDM6.5 Application Launcher (NAL)
If a file is locked when NAL tries to overwrite it, it gets put into a pendingfilerename state, and NAL asks for a reboot. After rebooting, the file is overwritten, but only default permissions remain.
If the file is not locked, it is overwritten, and the permissions remain unaltered.
For ZDM7: Fixed in ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Service Pack 1 Interim Release 3a, see KB 3484245 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support