Filtering for "Folders" in a "Select Objects" window still shows all folders

  • 7007807
  • 05-Feb-2011
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management ZENworks Control Center - ZCC

Situation

Selecting an object (e.g., selecting a Workstation in a Bundle assignment)
 
Selecting type "Folder "
 
Filtering for named folder still shows all folders, e.g.,
 

Resolution

A fix for this issue is included in ZENworks 11, see KB 7006995 "ZENworks 11 - information and updates" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support
 
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 https://www.novell.com/support

Additional Information

Because the object filter is not recursive (note it's a "filter", not a "search") it is necessary to display the folders to enable one to be opened for subsequent examination; however, this does not work very well when it's a named folder that's being looked-for. With the fix in place, all folders will still be displayed except when filtering on "Folders " only.

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