ZPM Update Server 6.3 Cumulative Hot-Fix 2.0

  • 3343607
  • 13-Mar-2008
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

ZPM Update Server v6.3.2.669 & ZPM Update Server v6.3.2.700

Situation

Issues Resolved:
KB 428Update Server 6.3 Get Policy Performance Hot-Fix
KB 433Exception occurred while performing the requested operation while loading the Package Compliance Detail Report
KB 446Internal Server Error When Using the Deployment Wizard
KB 339 DAU Running More Frequently than Expected
KB 448PatchLink Update Server 6.3 P-5
KB 448PatchLink Update Server 6.3 P-6Performance can be degraded when an agent reports its completion of a DAU and has to validate its Mandatory BaselinesThe Concurrent Deployment Limit (CDL) for Mandatory Baselines was hard coded to 25, the value is now 500.The Devices page may report an internal server error.
The Devices page may report an internal server error when a UNIX agent reports –> as its IPThe Package Compliance Report may return a conversion error when converting a string to a unique identifierPackage Compliance, Deployment Summary, and Deployment Detail Report may timeoutThe PLUSReplicatorService.exe may become unresponsive until it is restartedReplication may not occur when communicating through some authenticated proxies.
Licenses may be deleted if communication to GSS is lost during License ReplicationNew Load distributing ISAPI GravitixISAPI.DLLFast Path servers may not be assigned correctly when multiple polices are assigned to an agentDeployment Details may not be able to be exportedMandatory Baseline Q-Chain setting is ignored when the baseline creates deployments.

Resolution

Patch Name:Update Server 6.3Cumulative Hot-Fix 2.0

Issues Resolved:

· KB 428Update Server 6.3 Get Policy Performance Hot-Fix

· KB 433Exception occurred while performing the requested operation while loading the Package Compliance Detail Report

· KB 446Internal Server Error When Using the Deployment Wizard

· KB 339DAU Running More Frequently than Expected

· KB 448PatchLink Update Server 6.3 P-5

· KB 448PatchLink Update Server 6.3 P-6

· Performance can be degraded when an agent reports its completion of a DAU and has to validate its Mandatory Baselines

· The Concurrent Deployment Limit (CDL) for Mandatory Baselines was hard coded to 25, the value is now 500.

· The Devices page may report an internal server error

· The Devices page may report an internal server error when a UNIX agent reports –> as its IP

· The Package Compliance Report may return a conversion error when converting a string to a unique identifier

· Package Compliance,Deployment Summary, and Deployment Detail Report may timeout

· The PLUSReplicatorService.exe may become unresponsive until it is restarted

· Replication may not occur when communicating through some authenticated proxies

· Licenses may be deleted if communication to GSS is lost during License Replication

· New Load distributing ISAPI GravitixISAPI.DLL

· Fast Path servers may not be assigned correctly when multiple polices are assigned to an agent

· Deployment Details may not be able to be exported

· Mandatory Baseline Q-Chain setting is ignored when the baseline creates deployments

Installation

ZPM 6.3 Cumulative Hot-Fix 2.0 is available from Novell Downloads
 
Please use the following steps to install this hotfix
  1. Download the installer save it to the Update Server.
  2. Execute the6.3_CumulativeHotFix2.exe and follow the dialogues presented.

FAQ

How does one determine if the patch is applicable?
The following registry key exists on Update Server 6.3:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{FFAE44E7-4A47-468A-B6CB-77329A7EBC0D}\DisplayVersion (6.3.0.669, 6.3.0.700, 6.3.2.700, or 6.3.4.700)

How will I know if this patch is applied successfully?
1. The Update Server will show patched for Update Server P-5 and Update Server P-6.

2. Check the versions of the DLLs

(Update Server Install Path)\WebRoot\update\GravitixISAPI.dll file version6.4.0.214
(Update Server Install Path)\WebRoot\bin\PatchLink.Update.Net.dll file version6.3.x.846
(Update Server Install Path)\WebRoot\bin\PLFWWin32.dllfile version1.0.0.6
C:\Program Files\Patchlink\Distribution Services\PLFWWin32.dllfile version1.0.0.6

3. Check the SystemConfig table for the following data.
SystemConfig_NameSystemConfig_Value
Hot Fix Version2.28

4. Check the VersionsIn63 table for the following SP versions.
NameVersion
PLUS.dbo.spTasks_UpdateNewGroup3
PLUS.dbo.spTasks_GovernorJob3
PLUS.dbo.sp_Groups_AssignBaselineReportTasks_ByAgent2
PLUS.dbo.spTasks_ExecDAgentUponSuccess1
PLUS.dbo.spGroups_GetBaselineOptions1
PLUS.dbo.spGroups_SetBaseline1
PLUS.dbo.sp_Groups_AssignBaselineReportTasks1
PLUS.dbo.sp_Groups_AssignBaselinePackageTasks1
PLUS.dbo.vAgents_Status1
PLUS.dbo.spAgents_UpdateInfo2
PLUS.dbo.spRPT_PackageComplianceDetail3
PLUS.dbo.rpt_SignatureAnalysis_varchar2
PLUS_Staging.dbo.spRepl_LoadLicenseDataXML1
PLUS.dbo.spAgents_ValidatePoliciesSetBased1
PLUS.dbo.spAgents_UpdateDAU2
PLUS.dbo.sp_GetDeploymentComputerList1
PLUS.dbo.spDA_LoadReportSummarySinglePassDAU1
PLUS.dbo.spSys_ValidateLicense1
PLUS.dbo.spRPT_DeploymentDetail2
PLUS.dbo.spRPT_DeploymentSummary1
PLUS.dbo.rpt_Deployment_Detail3
PLUS.dbo.sp_DA_LoadResultsPFQ1052
PLUS.dbo.AgentInventoryUpdatePFQ1051
PLUS.dbo.fn_InventoryItems_Checksum_Calc1

Will these changes get overwritten when upgrading to Update Server 6.4?
Yes and they are included in Update Server 6.4.

Additional Information

This Hot-Fix includes Update Server P-5 & Update Server P-6

After the installation of this hot-fix the Inventory Change function of the agent is turned off.

This feature is now controlled by changing the table contents of PLUS..SystemConfig. The following T-SQL can be used to enable it
UPDATE PLUS..SystemConfig SET SystemConfig_Value = 'Y' WHERE SystemConfig_Name = 'UseInventoryChangeDAU'

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