ZENworks Configuration Management 10.3.4 - update information and list of fixes

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  • 31-Mar-2011
  • 04-Dec-2013


Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management with Support Pack 3 - 10.3


THIS IS THE LAST PRODUCT UPDATE THAT WILL BE PUBLISHED FOR ZCM 10 - see https://support.novell.com/lifecycle/

If you update to 10.3.4 you will not be able to update directly to ZENworks 11.0 or 11.1. You will be able to update to ZENworks 11.2.
Information regarding the prerequisites for upgrading to this version is contained in the readme for ZCM 10.3.4 at https://www.novell.com/documentation/zcm10/readme/readme_zcm1034.html

ZCM 10.3.4 adds support for Internet Explorer 9 and Firefox 7 as Administration browsers.
Version Information:
Windows: %ZENWORKS_HOME%\version.txt =
Linux: /etc/opt/novell/zenworks/version.txt =

GUID for this update: 501003040043ffce784116ab1b312b55

To verify that a device has been updated to 10.3.4, check the following versions on the Primary servers:
ZENworks Configuration Management Version10.3.4.0
ZENworks Asset Management Version
ZENworks Patch Management Version10.3.4.2
ZENworks Agent Version10.3.4.13979
and on the managed devices
Asset Management
Bundle Management
Content Distribution Point
Image Management
Inventory Management
Patch Management
Policy Management
Remote Management
User Management

Modules (msi and rpm) are shown in the "Updated Files:" section of "System Update Release Details" in ZCC once the System Update has been imported

TID 7005370 - ZRS Reporting service sometimes fails with license exceeded error
TID 7008152 - ZCM "ZENworks progress" appears randomly in taskbar and the user is not able to close it
TID 7004915 - ZENworks Database grows rapidly due to NC_CompChanges table
TID 7005437 - Folder view policy setting does not apply to users at login
TID 7005528 - Hungarian characters not displaying correctly after import of ZAM data
TID 7008184 - ZCM 10.3 deadlock errors showing on ZRS server caused by reporting loader module
TID 7007240 - High table counts in database degrading ZCM performance
TID 7009424 - Casa errors with NMAS and intruder lockout
TID 7009087 - Bundles randomly disappear in ZCM 11
TID 7007888 - ZCM on Windows 7 ignores workstation only login
TID 7005508 - Panasonic Toughbook Laptop CF52 hangs on boot
TID 7006802 - ZENserver service periodically unresponsive since 10.3 or 10.3.1 update
TID 7007038 - Agent refresh failure, "Failed to connect to an IPC Port"
TID 7007511 - Devices do not update to the latest Product Recognition Update (PRU)
TID 7007319 - Many "Bundle.RunOnceWarning" Warnings are displayed in ZCC
TID 7008171 - Advanced search is missing on the System Message Log panel
TID 7008105 - Replace user source container not working to replace at higher level
TID 7007963 - Cannot select all Operating Systems in search for Inventoried Devices
TID 7009165 - Unable to order custom fields and how the Fields are displayed in inventory
TID 7007543 - "zman ui" does not display full name of the user from eDirectory
TID 7008853 - Unable to modify satellite Replication tab of bundles
TID 7007766 - System Update deployed using "zman sua" does not become "Baselined"
TID 7009260 - Error: Failed to Launch Could not process command: Application failed system requirement
TID 7007249 - MSI Parameters replaced after updating MSI
TID 7007277 - Unable to image IBM Thinkpad T43 using PXE boot
TID 7007319 - Many "Bundle.RunOnceWarning" Warnings are displayed in ZCC
TID 7009159 - Segmentation fault restoring image to Windows 7 when system partition is not the first partition
TID 7008458 - ZCM Agent deployed via a Deployment Task may attempt to register with a duplicate GUID
TID 7007857 - Authentication failures with SSL Usersource and LDAP referrals
TID 7007549 - Profile entries for Dynamic Administrator are not being removed from the registry
TID 7007501 - AIX Inventory Agent fails to run after reboot or agent restart
TID 7007521 - ZCM Associations with LDAP source disappear
TID 7007557 - ZCM Error -34 running zac reg -g command or the zac rereg command to register an agent
TID 7009166 - Admin Users delegated all rights is not able to assign roles to sub-admin users, these are not Super-Admins
TID 7007599 - User's relationship with bundle or policy does not appear in ZCC
TID 7007656 - Icon for "ZENworks Adaptive Agent" is displayed on Windows 7/W2K8R2 desktop
TID 7007878 - General and partial refreshes can occur at the same time causing high utilization
TID 7007898 - ZRS Reporting assigned rights disappear
TID 7007866 - "A newer version of Novell File Upload extension is available" - message always displayed
TID 7007879 - High database utilization
TID 7008379 - Nalshell crash on managed devices after update to 10.3.2 or 10.3.3 or 11
TID 7007979 - Updating Locked File Multiple Times without a reboot may cause the file to be deleted.
TID 7008512 - DLU does not change existing user password
TID 7008120 - Bundle script commands are not processed correctly
TID 7009180 - Content fails to sync to other primaries
TID 7009181 - Third Party Imaging using MDT WinPE causes imaging loop
TID 7008151 - Getting an error when trying to upload .wim file in non-english version of ZCC
TID 7009168 - NAL window hangs when connecting to external network
TID 7008215 - PXE Failing on Realtek Gigabyte NIC
TID 7009170 - Unable to set report notification when Firefox CurrentLocale is set to 'hu'
TID 7008374 - ZCM 10.3.3 - "zac sts" command fails
TID 7008507 - Setting "Hide the Z icon in the taskbar" does not hide the icon
TID 7008841 - Unexpected results when running a bundle that uses scripting
TID 7008899 - Cannot PXE boot some devices that use the Intel e1000e driver
TID 7008415 - Unable to create a new Local Product
TID 7008611 - Excessive QuickTasks are being created for refreshing satellite servers
TID 7009184 - Remediate.exe kills multiple bundle launches error 200
TID 7004915 - ZENworks Database grows rapidly due to NC_CompChanges table
TID 7008571 - ZRS install may fail adding reporting role
TID 7008430 - Passivemode login fails when using smartcard plus password on Windows 7 x64
TID 7009060 - Agent refresh loops infinitely while downloading ostargets.xml
TID 7008456 - Help > About for ZENworks Application (NAL) window on 10.3.3 shows version 10.3.2
TID 7009099 - Orphaned Zencache filling up workstation cache folder
TID 7008738 - ZCM 10.3.3 iPrint policies fail on Windows 7 devices
TID 7009040 - No results for Manufacturer search on network devices
TID 7008735 - Exception when searching on discovered printers in ZCC
TID 7008955 - ZAM Compliance Engine does not consider expired licenses
TID 7008980 - System Requirement Checks unable to Detect User Space Variables in ZCM 10.3.3
TID 7008237 - zman user-list --recursive
TID 7009077 - ZCC performance is slow when editing user source configuration
TID 7009479 - Random smart card authentication errors
TID 7009653 - After a primary is moved to child, the primary cannot be moved back to a peer position
TID 7009161 - Right Click Z Icon reports "Service is not running"
TID 7009305 - TFTP Replication to Linux Satellite Servers fails after upgrade to 10.3.3
TID 7008858 - Wake On LAN Proxy not used if device is on different segment
TID 7009237 - Disk read error when booting newly imaged device
TID 7009240 - Percent sign % in file name breaks bundles that use system variables
TID 7008356 - Slow database performance with Asset Management queries
TID 7009430 - Imaging fails for new devices that have Atheros AR8152 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
TID 7009081 - Since May imaging update, some RealTek NICs won't load for PXE boot
TID 7009533 - "Starts with" and "Ends with" missing from Registration Rules and Dynamic Group filters
TID 7008974 - Managed devices casa corruption after reinstall or system update
TID 7009297 - Windows 7 devices drop out of multicast session
TID 7008298 - Errors when installing Bundles after 10.3.3 update
TID 7009782 - ZCM Content web services causing database high utilization and slowness for the zone.
TID 7009764 - Applications with Random Exit Codes always generate Errors
TID 7009765 - Inventory Collection Form in random order when imported from ZAM 7.5
TID 7009767 - Scheduled ZCC Reports are missing "Device Create Date" and "Last Scan Date"
TID 7009795 - Unable to modify or add Connections in User Source
TID 7009787 - Inconsistencies while running Unix inventory reports through ZENworks Control Center
TID 7009422 - ZAM 7.5 migration to ZCM 11.1 fails.
TID 7009582 - Certain patches not detecting as PATCHED once installed on Win2k8R2
TID 7009581 - Log files do not contain detailed patch deployment codes
TID 7009580 - Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer patches not detecting correctly
TID 7009579 - Analyze.exe or remediate.exe memory violation
TID 7009225 - Files are created in Windows "ScanFile" directory by DAU, and not deleted
TID 7009544 - Patch for Mozilla Firefox 5.0 not recognized as applicable
TID 7009763 - Running a custom hardware history report generates error using MS SQL database
TID 7009854 - Alignment issues when restoring images to SSD drives
TID 7000167 - No alphabetical sort order browsing user source in ZCC
TID 7000168 - High utilization during Windows satellite content replication repeat interval
TID 7000170 - Related object information field empty when moving between messages
TID 7000214 - TFTP replication can fail on Linux satellite
TID 7010050 - Bundle Script </script> end tag gets removed and bundle fails
TID 7009533 - "Starts with" and "Ends with" missing from Registration Rules and Dynamic Group filters
TID 7009984 - Unable to authenticate via satellite server
TID 7010130 - Location field in registration rule not showing after device is registered
TID 7010131 - MSI Bundles failing with the standard MSI error of 1619
TID 7010137 - Security Vulnerability on the xplat agent
TID 7009945 - ZCM bundles take 5 minutes to be available after login
TID 7009868 - Reports do not correctly use DD/MM/YYYY date format
TID 7009870 - Change windows password option is greyed out
TID 7009872 - Purchase record created with a blank PO number has the date inserted
TID 7009874 - HandlerTimedOut errors in Explorer Configuration Policy
TID 7008815 - Loader.PatchAnalyzeReportingService reports NullPointerExceptions
TID 7009996 - Link to GTK# runtime library fails when launching CASA Manager
TID 7008309 - Patch management scans are not importing into the database
TID 7001854 - zenloader may stop processing queue jobs
TID 7007391 - ZAM 10.3.1 Display of Swedish characters is incorrect after purchase order import on SLES server
TID 7010623 - zac ark fails if duplicate device in ZCC
TID 7010624 - ZCC Dynamic Workstation Group Error MessageUtil..........85 :Error: Unable to preview members
TID 7009798 - ZAM Unable to use '/' character in Purchase Orders, Documents and Contracts
TID 7009784 - Discovery Task schedule status never gets set back to scheduled
TID 7009785 - DomainLogin and eDIRLogin registry keys are not added/updated on Windows 7
TID 7010987 - Cannot save document with correct extension
TID 7009786 - Device Listing report shows incorrect platform for Unix servers
TID 7011276 - Imaging fails when using the -part parameter
TID 7010414 - DLU Volatile profile not being removed on logout
TID 7010416 - Data is not imported into ADF fields from an LDAP Import task
TID 7010417 - LDAP Import task fails because PrimaryUserOID is null
TID 7009869 - "Is Leased" field on a device does not stay set to Yes after a scan
TID 7003148 - Log Collection Server URL shows unknown
TID 7003174 - Remote control warning when shutting down Windows 7 devices.
TID 7000612 - Device shows red slash to indicate errors even after all errors have been cleared from a device
TID 7005209 - ZCM Roaming Profile becomes local profile at second login
TID 7010138 - Trying to extract all the partition using imgexplorer fails to extract
TID 7000599 - eDirectory errors with ZENworks user bind
TID 7009754 - Patch Management constantly showing as In Progress or Resetting

Fixes (TID Pending)
Bug 623725 uiaconfig.xml  not correctly reflecting list of Collection Servers
Bug 624804 Questions on Adaptive Agent files installed to \Program Files directory
Bug 634573 External Certificates on Satellite server have to be reimported evertime  the Sate configuration is touched.
Bug 635544 User-assigned Group Policy doesn't override device-assigned policy
Bug 639404 startzenworks.nal shortcut placed in Windows 7/Vista Desktop with Asset Management only
Bug 646933 Refresh through ZENworks Window does not refresh User associated bundles but does refresh Device associated bundles
Bug 650535 The annualized cost as show in the Contracts report is not the same as the Contract page details
Bug 650761 Inventory doesn't scan folders contained Russian characters in the name
Bug 656228 Agent installation floods device harddrive
Bug 656409 ZCM Inventory Only Agent on Linux adds entry into Server and Workstation Group
Bug 662256 Windows Satellite servers fail to connect / refresh
Bug 664846 zman bundle list takes about a minute to complete
Bug 665650 Order date in Purchase Record may not be correct
Bug 668102 Sqlite Exceptions (Novell.Zenworks.Cache.Sqlite.SqliteException)
Bug 668304 Unable to query based on Device Name
Bug 669915 Bug 641975 - Dynamic Group Populates on the Inventory Collected Subnet Mask
Bug 672467 ZCC assigned right not effective
Bug 672529 Already registered devices get re-imaged
Bug 672632 Inventory Local Drive Total Space in MB are not calculated correctly
Bug 674882 Environment Variable list in Bundle does not allow large list
Bug 675541 Unable to enter a SPACE (ASCII 32) in ZCC setup command line
Bug 676988 ZCM Inventory is Reporting Office 2010 Standard and Proffessional Editions installed - Only Std Installed
Bug 678045 Memory leaking leading to the crash of the agent service while running scheduled bundles
Bug 678204 Unable to move columns particularly when you are forced to scroll to the right
Bug 678207 Associating Documents to a Contract is difficult to use
Bug 678212 Loss of functionality in Purchase Record list
Bug 678215 Cost field in Contracts that contains a space is being intepreted incorrectly
Bug 678431 Unable to set full Inventoried Device Rights for admin users
Bug 679000 Custom Reports taking over 5 mins to load in ZCC
Bug 679868 ZCM agent Shut down with AuthSas Gina causes BSOD
Bug 682356 Offline [passive]authentication failure
Bug 683784 With Netware Client installed no Domain is returned
Bug 684013 image restore is failing with error :"Windows could not parse or process the unattended.."
Bug 684450 TFTP replication not effective
Bug 684858 Offline [passive]authentication failure
Bug 686794 Setting imaging role using zman commands disables content and replication roles for the satellite
Bug 686896 zisdata in 4 of Windows 7 devices are being deleted
Bug 687693 Extra "\" is passed to User Names containing a PERIOD when using Client 2 IR6
Bug 687730 DLU fails on Win 7 agents part of AD domain after update to 10.3.3
Bug 690971 getZoneConfiguration taking over 1min to complete, causing high utilisation on the primary server
Bug 691544 RunOnce per User option is failing to Run on additional User. Acting like RunOnce per Workstation.
Bug 691814 Retiring a device does not remove lost status
Bug 694258 In a Run Script bundle action of the type .CMD, there is no LF causing the script to possibly fail
Bug 694611 Internal Sybase DB in high utilizaztion spikes for several minutes.
Bug 694813 Variables not expanded in Bundle Edit Text File Action
Bug 694921 user assigned iPrinters only some are installed
Bug 696203 Proxy Username Entry Field for User Source Authentication limited to 64 characters
Bug 697328 Inventory report for XP does not show domain or wrkgrp info
Bug 698718 Not able to move update stages
Bug 699184 ZCM  agent install breaks SecureLogin's passive login in LDAP-Gina mode
Bug 700052 wake up a device will through an object not found exception in the ZCC
Bug 700073 Wake up 22 devices the Status window (Quick Status) is not finished after an hour
Bug 705220 ZCC does not sort on user containers
Bug 705834 Zenworks Agent content statistics page on satelitte server fails with an error
Bug 706114 Zac reg does not update proper keys on 64 bit.
Bug 709112 Multicast imaging with Winpe missing files after the image.
Bug 712628 Windows Server 2008 search criteria missing
Bug 716986 RPM for Image Explorer not listed on zenworks-setup URL under imaging tools
Bug 717426 Printer Policy time-out not getting effective
Bug 717611 Poor Win7 Performance with Advanced Format Hard Drives
Bug 720036 KBMerge is stuck in 10%
Bug 721380 Aliased Content is not replicating properly to satellites
Bug 721457 Demoted Collection Servers: uiaconfig.xml files lists obsolete Collection Server entries or no/empty uiaconfig.xml exists
Bug 721709 Images taken in 11.0 were giving "Windows setup could not configure windows to run on this computer hardware" when restored with 11.1.
Bug 722525 Bundle status not showing list of devices assigned to
Bug 602424 embedded Sybase zZENServerRoles table information gets cleared out