Novell Client "Workstation Only" setting ignored by ZCM agent

  • 7000753
  • 26-Jun-2008
  • 20-Mar-2013

Environment

Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management Authentication
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Authentication
Novell Client for Windows 2000/XP/2003

Situation

Logging in to a PC with the Novell Client and the ZCM agent installed

"Workstation Only" box is checked

Agent attempts to authenticate to ZCM

Resolution

This is working as designed, as it may be required to authenticate to ZCM, but not to authenticate to eDirectory.

To change this behavior, create a DWORD registry key:
For ZCM 10.3.4 and 11.1 onwards,
    "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Novell\ZCM\ZenLgn","HonorClient32WorkstationOnlyCheckbox"

For previous versions,
    "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Novell\ZENworks\ZenLgn","HonorClient32WorkstationOnlyCheckbox"
Set this to any value other than zero to disable the functionality.

See TID 7007888 ZCM on Windows 7 ignores workstation only login (7007888) for details of the fix on Windows 7

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