Error "maximum binary output size limit reached" when running large ZRS reports

  • 7007568
  • 14-Jan-2011
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 3 - 10.3


Running a ZRS report that will return a large amount of data, the results fail to be displayed

ERROR "maximum binary output size limit reached".


For ZCM 10.3 - This is fixed in version 10.3.2 - see KB 7007237 "ZENworks Configuration Management 10.3.2 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at

For ZCM 11 - A fix for this issue is included in ZENworks 11, see KB 7006995 "ZENworks 11 - information and updates" which can be found at

Workaround: If at all possible, break down the report into smaller sub-reports that will return less data in order to avoid seeing this error.