ZCM Collection Data Form (CDF) Behaviour Change

  • 7006473
  • 21-Jul-2010
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management (ZCM)
Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management Inventory
Collection Data Form (CDF)

Situation

The CDF appears behind other applications, meaning the end user can ignore or not notice the form if input is required.

Resolution

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

From ZCM 10.3.1 onwards, the CDF behavior changes; by default the CDF will appear in front of an active application.

To revert to the previous behavior, and launch the CDF in the background, create the following registry key on the workstation:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Novell\ZCM\INV_CDF


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