Cannot set time with NTP on ZCM 11 Appliance

  • 7007965
  • 21-Feb-2011
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Appliance

Situation

Trying to set time using NTP: System> System>Date and Time> Change> Synchronize with NTP server. Note that 2 packages need to be installed. Click oninstall 


ERROR Download failed:
Download (curl error for 'http://download.suse.de/install/SLP/SLES-11-SP1-GM/x86_64/DVD1/media.1/media'
Error message: couldn't connect to host

Resolution

This is fixed in version 11.1 - see KB 7008746 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.1 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support
Note that only one time source can be configured at install time (this is a limitation of YaST) - see https://www.novell.com/documentation/zenworks11/zen11_appliance/data/bm9lq9d.html#bmdb934

Workaround:
Download the required files from https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=0BqYySjN1Ec~"ZCM 11.0 Appliance NTP rpms - see TID 7007965" and follow the instructions in the online readme.

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