REGREAD login script command doesn't work

  • 7006571
  • 04-Aug-2010
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell Client for Windows Vista
Novell Client 2 for Windows Vista/2008
Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows Vista
Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows Server 2008
Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows 7
Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 2008
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Vista

Situation

The REGREAD login script command is not working with the Vista client. For example, the following two lines in a login script:
 
REGREAD "HKLM,SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ProductOptions,ProductSuite"
WRITE "Value = %99"

returns
Value =

Resolution

Fix included in Novell Client 2 SP1 for Windows (IR5). The Readme is located at https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=rY6Gct-vl9U~.

Additional Information

Note: REGREAD logic only supports REG_SZ values. Attempting to use REGREAD to read other values, such as DWORD values, will exhibit the same symptom as a result of this being unsupported.

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