workstation associated objects don't run when logging in locally

  • 7004923
  • 24-Nov-2009
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks Desktop Management 7 Support Pack 1 - Interim Release 3 Hot Patch 1


The workstation associated application is set with the flag "Run as unsecure system user" and cache is disabled. After logging in locally to the machine, launching the application fails.
Error seen in the zfdnal.csv log:
INFO, 00:15:08.93, WORKSTATION, 0x778, 0x750, appLaunchApplicationWrapper,
Exit: 53257
WARN, 00:15:08.93, WORKSTATION, 0x778, 0x750, RunApplication,
NWAPPProcessApplicationEx Failed with 53257



Fixed in ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Service Pack 1 Interim Release 4 Hot Patch 2, see KB 3484245 "Updates to Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management" which can be found at

Additional Information

This error appears when trying to launch the script. The error number 53257 corresponds to execution failure.