TFTP replication can fail on Linux satellite

  • 7000214
  • 21-Mar-2012
  • 09-Nov-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Support Pack 1 - ZCM 11 SP1 Imaging
Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 3 - 10.3 Imaging
Linux based satellite server

Situation

TFTP changes do not replicate to the Linux based satellite server

Error message in /var/opt/novell/zenworks/logs/LocalStore/zmd-messages.log on ZCM 10.3.1 agent:
"...
[RefreshMgr] [(Thread=5,774; SessionId=999; RefreshType=PartialRefresh) Handler ISSTFTPContentHandler threw an exception: nullZMD.MessagePassedIsNull] [] []
..."

Resolution

This is fixed in version 11.2.2 - see KB 7010757 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.2 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=7010757

This is fixed in version 10.3.4 - see KB 7008244 "ZENworks Configuration Management 10.3.4 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support

Cause

The search path for imaging TFTP zip files is /var/opt/novell/zenworks/content-repo instead of the ...content-repo/tmp/imaging sub folder.

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