Illegal characters in path during bundle distribution from linux server

  • 7001919
  • 18-Nov-2008
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 1 - 10.1 Bundles

Situation

When using ZENworks Configuration Management on linux server to distribute bundles with some internationalized characters (non US-ASCII) in filenames, error is received on workstation:
 
ERROR: "Illegal characters in path "

Resolution

This is fixed in version 10.1.2 - see KB 7001914 "ZENworks 10 Configuration Management 10.1.2" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support

Additional Information

ERROR (from zmd-messages.log):
 
[DEBUG] [10/02/2008 08:20:49.453] [1516] [ZenworksWindowsService] [13] []
[ContentManager] [] [(Thread=13) Exception exploding content package for id
9b32d0f42e344ff38542347b54e4b3c0: Illegal characters in path.
   at
Novell.Zenworks.ZenGlob.ZenContentPackage.ExplodeCompressedStream(BinaryReader
br, String destDir, Progress progress)
   at Novell.Zenworks.ZenGlob.ZenContentPackage.ExplodeEncryptedPackage(String
destDir, String encryptionKey, Progress progress)
   at Novell.Zenworks.ZenGlob.ZenContentPackage.Explode(String destDir, String
encryptionKey, Progress progress)
   at
Novell.Zenworks.Content.Internal.CacheProxy.PutPackagedContent(ContentInfo
contentInfo, FileCacheEntry privateEntry, PackageProgress pkgProgress)] [] []

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