Patch debug logs grow extremely large

  • 7002883
  • 03-Apr-2012
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 11 Patch Management
Novell ZENworks 10 Patch Management
Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Support Pack 1 - ZCM 11 SP1 Patch Management
Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Patch Management
Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 3 - 10.3 Patch Management
Novell ZENworks 11 Patch Management Support Pack 1

Situation

The debug log for for ZPM  %ZENworks_home%\zpm\debug.log increases in size over 100 MB.
 

Resolution

For ZCM 11.1: This is fixed in version 11.2 - see KB 7010044 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support

Workaround: if it is not possible to upgrade to 11.2 at this time, 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=bShqek8kAto~ as "ZCM 11.1 Patch Management Agent Update 3". 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.

For ZCM 11.0: 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=eR-buSzx1m0~ as "ZCM 11.0 Patch Management Agent Update 3". 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.

For ZCM 10.3.4: 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=2Hc9MW4kRzs~ as "ZCM 10.3.4 Patch Management Agent Update 3". 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.

Additional Information

The debug log should roll 25 times with the number in the file name debugxx.log where xx equals the number.

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