Exception list needed for rug option: require-verified-certs

  • 7000655
  • 11-Jun-2008
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management - ZLM7.2

Situation

In ZLM 7.2 IR1 and below the rug option "require-verified-certs" is an all or none option: it either verifies the certificates to all the subscribed services in rug, or it doesn't for all. Under some conditions a company may choose to trust the certificates of all ZLM internal servers, but still they'll need to have access to external repositories (like update.novell.com, dell.com, redhat.com, etc.) in a secure manner.
In order to accomplish this a new option in rug is needed: "no-verified-certs", which will verify certificates for these hosts listed under it if "require-verified-certs" is True.

Resolution

To obtain access to a hot patch with the fix for this problem, follow the instructions in KB 3469853 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7.2 Linux Management" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support

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