ZPM disabled patches have corresponding PLS files on workstations

  • 7002825
  • 03-Apr-2012
  • 07-Jul-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 10 Patch management
Novell ZENworks 11 Patch Management
Novell ZENworks 11 Patch Management Support Pack 1
Novell ZENworks 11 Patch Management Support Pack 2

Situation

Patches that are disabled under Patch Management in the ZENworks Control Center, still have corresponding PLS files on the workstations for these disabled patches.

Resolution

For ZCM 11.2: This is fixed in version 11.2.1 - see KB 7010042 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.1 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=7010042

For ZCM 11.1: A fix for this issue is intended to be included in a future update to the product: however, in the interim, Novell has made a Patch available for testing, in the form of a Field Test File (FTF): it can be obtained at https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=q80p1PXRC4c~ as "ZCM/ZPM 11.1 Patch Management server update 2". This Patch should only be applied if the symptoms above are being experienced, and are causing problems.

This Patch has had limited testing, and should not be used in a production system without first being checked in a test environment. Some Patches have specific requirements for deployment, it is very important to follow any instructions in the readme at the download site. Please report any problems encountered when using this Patch, by using the feedback link on this TID.

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