Firefox policy fails with error: "Can't overwrite existing read-only value"

  • 7004650
  • 12-Oct-2009
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 7.3 Linux Management - ZLM7.3


Error:  Can't overwrite existing read-only value:  Value for '/apps/firefox/web/download_defaultfolder' set in a read-only source at the front of your configuration path.

Error is received on SLE11 devices when launching firefox.


This is fixed in ZLM 7.3 Interim Release 2 - see KB 7003346 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7.3 Linux Management" which can be found at