Novell ZENworks Patch Management Update Server 6.4 Service Pack 2

  • 7002957
  • 09-Apr-2009
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks Patch Management 6.4 - ZPM6.4

Situation

Service Pack 2 (SP2) for ZPM Patch and Remediation Server 6.4 contains latest enhancements and fixes that increases server performance and manageability.

Patch Name: ZENworks Patch Management Update Server 6.4 Service Pack 2 (6.4.2.1496)

Impact: Critical

What's New

SCM: Support for Oval 5.5
Support for SCAP Checklist using Oval 5.5 Definitions.

SCM: SCAP Checklist Deletion
Remove obsolete SCAP Checklist from the system with column sorting to quickly identify SCAP Checklist that are currently in use.

VMware Guest System Grouping
Automatically identify VMware guest images for easier management of virtual system.

IP Grouping Optimization
Faster system response time when rendering the IP Address Collection Tree.

IP Grouping Activation / Deactivation
Checkbox control added to configure the system to stop rendering the IP Collection. Removes the IP Collection Group from the Web UI for users to do not manage by IP Address Range.

Increased UNIX Support
Patch Management support added for HP-UX 11.31 and IBM AIX 6.1

Increased Linux Support
Patch Management support added for RHEL 5 x86 and x86_64

Integrated Credentials Management
New credential manager which securely stores user credentials to download entitled patches from Red Hat Network and Sun Solve. See KB672 for details.

What's Fixed
ID 
Title
KB628SCM 1.2 Patch 1

SCM: Patches up-to-date hotfix

SCM: Malformed XML hotfix
KB600Update: SP1 Update 2 Cumulative Hotfix
50213Groups Page: Compliance Summary Times Out On Update Servers With Large Node Counts
52105Deployments Page Slowness On Update Servers With Large Deployment/Agent Counts
51002Unable to save reboot duration to hours or days in mandatory baseline


Resolution

Download
Patch Name
Patch Description
ZENworks Patch Management Update Server 6.4 Service Pack 2
This patch can be downloaded and manually installed by an Administrator or equivalent rights, from https://download.novell.com/patch/finder/

Installation

   1. Download (Novell ZENworks Patch Management Server 6.4 Service Pack 2.msi) onto the Update Server.
   2. Open up command prompt and type, net stop w3svc /y to stop the world wide web publishing service.
   3. Double-click on the MSI to start the installer.

Update Server Applicability
SP2 is applicable to the following ZPM Update Server versions:
  • Update Server 6.4 RTM (v6.4.2.1326)
  • Update Server 6.4 P2 (v6.4.2.1336)
  • Update Server 6.4 SP1 (v6.4.2.1378)

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