Middle Tier attempts login multiple times if wrong password is entered

  • 3253590
  • 04-May-2007
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks Desktop Management 7 - ZDM7 Middle Tier
Novell ZENworks Desktop Management 6.5 - ZDM6.5 ZENworks Middle Tier

Situation

If, when using the Middle Tier for authentication, an incorrect password is entered, the Middle Tier server will make several attempts to login, using both NCP and LDAP, and each attempt will increase the Intruder Login count. This may disable the account, if Intruder Detection is enabled.

Resolution

For ZDM7: Fixed in ZENworks 7 with SP1 Desktop Management, available at https://download.novell.com

For ZDM6.5 SP2: fixed in ZENworks 6.5 Desktop Management SP2 IR1 or newer found at https://download.novell.com/patch/finder.

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