ZEN non-MSI files are not installing through Microsoft BITS

  • 7003537
  • 15-Jun-2009
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Support Pack 1 - ZDM7 SP1 Desktop Management
Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Support Pack 1 - ZDM7 SP1 Application Launcher (NAL)

Situation

After configuring NAL to install applications through Microsoft BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service), only MSI files appear to use the service.  NAL non-MSI (AOT,EXE, AXT type) files are using application explorer to complete distributions instead of the BITS. 

Resolution

Fixed in ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Service Pack 1 Interim Release 4 Hot Patch 1, see KB 3484245 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support

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