IBM\Lenovo machines have a generic system name

  • 7003039
  • 17-Apr-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 7.5 Asset Management - ZAM7.5


IBM\Lenovo systems that are scanned may have a generic system name when reported on.


Fixed in ZENworks Asset Management 7.5 Interim Release 18 or newer

Interim Releases can be scheduled to run automatically or can be downloaded manually at The Interim releases can be set up within the ZAM Manager for the Task server to check the site on a scheduled basis, and download and apply them automatically. Please refer to the Help Section details of how to set up automatic downloads if desired.

Each interim release is cumulative. If Interim Release 18 is not available due to a newer interim release being placed on the website, be assured that the code needed is in the later release.

Additional Information

Additional information is now gathered and used from the SMBIOS to generate a system name that is more accurate.