Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 3 - 10.3 Patch ManagementNovell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 2 - 10.2 Patch Management
After deleting or disabling a "ZPM Assignment " bundle (in bundles\ZPM folder, automatically created when performing "Deploy Remediation "), at the next refresh on the managed device, the corresponding patches are uninstalled.
This is fixed in version 10.3.1 - see KB 7006265 "ZENworks Configuration Management 10.3.1 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support
With this fix in place, the bundles will not be uninstalled until 999 days have elapsed.
A partial fix is in version 10.2.1 - see KB 7003766 "ZENworks 10 Configuration Management 10.2.1 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support With this fix in place, the "ZENworks Explorer Configuration" setting "Uninstall after n days" (default is 30) will control when the patches are removed after a ZPM Assignment bundle is deleted or disabled.
- In ZENworks Control Center, click Configuration> Configuration> Management Zone Settings> Device Management> ZENworks Explorer Configuration
- Select Do Not Uninstall
- Click OK.