Inventory Collector process COLW32 hangs utilising 50% CPU

  • 7005473
  • 11-Mar-2010
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 10.2.1
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 10.2.2
March PRU


After deploying the March PRU, the COLW32 process was found to be running at 50% CPU utilisation but not completing the inventory scan on devices.


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

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