ZENworks Patch Management Update 6.3 Release Notes

  • 3404146
  • 12-Feb-2007
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks Patch Management 6.3 - ZPM6.3

Situation

ZENworks Patch Management Update Server is supported on the following Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003, Web Edition with SP1
Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition with SP1
Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition with SP1
Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard Edition
Windows Server 2003 R2, Enterprise Edition
ZENworks Patch Management Update Server is supported on the following database servers:
Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with SP1
SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition with SP1
SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition with SP1
MSDE 2000 with SP4 (Upgrade only)
SQL Server 2000 with SP4 (Upgrade only)
Minimum Hardware Requirements
The hardware requirements for ZPM Update vary depending upon the number of nodes you manage. As the node count increases, so do the requirements. The following, minimum hardware requirements, will support up to 250 nodes:
A single 1.4 GHz Pentium or equivalent processor
512 MB RAM
36 GB of available disk space
A single 100 Mbps network connection (with access to the Internet)
Other Software Requirements
Your ZPM Update Server must be a clean OS installation with only the following software installed:
Supported Database Servers
ZPM Update Server is supported on the following database servers:
Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with SP1
SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition with SP1
SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition with SP1
MSDE 2000 with SP4 (Upgrade only)
SQL Server 2000 with SP4 (Upgrade only)
Table 1.1 Update Server Software Requirements

Internet Server
Microsoft® Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0

.NET Framework
1.1 SP1 and 2.0 (both versions are required)

Internet Browser
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x
Please also reference and readZENworks Patch Management's 6.3 Release Notes.

Resolution

The following issues have been resolved in 6.3 release:
Agent for LUM
JAVA crashes on Netware when running the DAU
NetWare Agent notify deployment did not shut down Startx after the deployment.
Novell Unix Agent is Not Branded Properly When Retrieved From PLUS Page
Novell Netware - Agent shall perfom the DAU system task as expected
Novell NetWare - the detect.log file shall exist under update/log directory
Novell NetWare - SystemProfile manger shall work well
Novell Netware - MAC Addresses in inventory shall display
Novell NetWare - network adapters shall display on its Inventory page
Novell Netware - Deployment without PDDM shall perform successfully on Novell Netware
Novell Netware - service options shall work as expected

Agent for Windows
Misspelling in Error Message for Zenworks Patch Agent - EventID 1005 The PatchLink Udpate Agent
Patchlink directory gets created on the agent machine when 'Novell ZENworks Patch Management Agent' is installed
The Icon info field "Subject" for .msi file of 'ZENworks Patch Management Agent' says 'Update Agent for Windows '
Inconsistent capititalization of "serial number" on the Agent Registration page of 'ZENworks Patch Management Agent' installer Wizard.
MSI in Add/Remove Programs shows PatchLink Update Agent
Novell Installer: Fails to Start Agent Service For Invalid Privelages
License Agreement on Novell Windows Agent Installer is Blank
Novell Control Panel: View Agent Log always opens Patchlink Update Agent.log
DAgent.exe (32-bit) is not rebranded for Novell
DAgent.exe (64-bit) is not rebranded for Novell
Agent Installer x64.msi for Novell not pre-populating URL and Serial Number fields
Novell Agent has PatchLink EULA
Branding: Novell Agent Notification for PDDM
Update Service in control panel does not have Novell branding
Novell: Message Alert message box is not properly branded
Novell Mandatory Baseline Does Not Notify User of Installation
Novell: Reboot dialog box has Patchlink text
WinvColl.dll is branded as PatchLink Corp. for Novell Agent
Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library when installing the 6.2.2.189 UpdateAgent.exe for Windows on Windows 2000 SP4 Machine
Patchlink branded PLCPL.dll is being built for or included with Novell branded agents
Documentation
Index for Patch Management doc is incorrect
Buttons for help windows do not work.
Info missing in Table of Contents
Novell install of Plus Server has help file with PatchLink reference
Novell documentation functional dialog boxes
Update Server
Diagnostic tool complains abouthttps://update.patchlink.com
In support information, PatchLink is listed as the support contact, should be Novell
PL 6.2.0.189 available from Novell Patch Mgmt Server Web I/F, first link in the 'Latest News'. (Working as designed)
import/export migration tool request
The link to the Novell forums page takes to wrong url
Eval install of Zenworks incorrectly refers customer to Patchlink to obtain a serial number
Rebrand PatchLink Distribution Point (PDP) to ZENworks Patch Management Server Distribution Point
Novell Zenworks Patch MAnagement Server has PL icon in Control Panel - Agent is correct
Multiple graphic files in ZenWorks Update Server have Patchlink Branding
ZENWorks Update Server UI has Patchlink Branding
Novell User Guide has Patchlink reference in its getting started section
Novell User Guide has Patchlink references in its P Glossary section
Novell User Guide has Patchlink references in its Accessing Zenworks Patch management section
Novell User Guide has Patchlink reference in its Group info section
Novell User Guide has Patchlink reference in its Glossary "R" for Replication info section
Novell: Expired Product Information page has PatchLink phone number
Novell: Support Email Option should be to Novell, not PatchLink
6.2.2.189 Hangs During Vulnerability Reports
Novell Branded PLUS Install Leaves PatchLink Icon on Desktop
Novell Branded Updated Server Listed as PatchLink in Add/Remove Programs
Support Information Window for Update Server Reached from Add Remove Programs on Novell Branded Update Server Lists PatchLink Support Information
Software Inventory Lists Novell Branded Update Server as Patchlink
Novell Update Server Opens PatchLink Branded Help
First Page of Novell Update Server Installer Contains PatchLink References and Headings
Novell Branded PLUS Contains PatchLink EULA
Novell System Groups description has PatchLink Update Server instead of Patch Mangement Server
novell brand does not remove the PL replicator service.
SQL Injection Problem Report
No Support Email Links on Support Tab of Options Page on a Novell Update Server (Working as designed)
Support/About.aspx should be removed for the Novell build.
Text on Agent Installer page for Novell PLUS mentions 'PatchLink Update Agent'
Product page references to PatchLink for Novell Update Server
version should be different from PatchLink brand
Agent Installers Window On Novell Update Server has Many PatchLink References
Novell Update Server E-mail Notifications are Branded as PatchLink
Novell install: Desktop Deployment manager has Patchlink references
The header in the Novell Zen works e-mail notification is the same as the PLUS.

Other
Change Product Short Name for Novell Update Server from "Novell Zenworks Patch Management" to "Patch Management"
Vulnerabilities icon missing for Novell branding for new install of 6.0.2.89
The Novell product version is wrong; it should have a 2 in the third decimal place.
Novell install of Plus Server has PatchLink Corp reference in Group Policies