MSI application using BITS does not work if it has an MST

  • 3914500
  • 16-Apr-2007
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Support Pack 1 - ZDM7 SP1 Application Launcher (NAL)


If an MSI application is configured to use BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) and the application has a transform (MST) file associated, the application fails to launch.


Fixed in ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Service Pack 1 Interim Release 3a, available at

Additional Information

If loggiong is enabled, the problem can be seen in ZFDNAL.CSV with entries similar to this:
SERVICE, 0x69c, 0xab0, StartJobThread, AddFileSet FAILED HRESULT 0x8007010B
SERVICE, 0x69c, 0x984, CBitsJob::StartJob, Exiting: hr = 0x8007010B