Errors when installing Bundles after 10.3.3 update

  • 7008298
  • 06-Apr-2011
  • 30-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management 10.3.3
Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management

Situation

After updating to ZENworks 10.3.3 error is sent to ZCC for MSI bundle install.  This error is not serious and does not prevent the bundle install or functionality.
 
ERROR:  Object of type Novell.Zenworks.ActionManager.ActionProgress cannot be serialized{}

Resolution

For ZCM 11: 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
 
For ZCM 10.3.3:  This is fixed in version 10.3.4 - see KB 7008244 "ZENworks Configuration Management 10.3.4 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support
 
Workaround: if it is not possible to upgrade to 10.3.4 at this time, in the interim, Novell has made a Patch available for testing, in the form of a Field Test File (FTF): it can be obtained at https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=k4q9UloPjq8~ as "ZCM 10.3.3 patch for 'Cosmetic' error message when deploying bundles after 10.3.3 updated - See TID 7008298". This Patch should only be applied if the symptoms above are being experienced, and are causing problems.

This Patch has had limited testing, and should not be used in a production system without first being checked in a test environment. Some Patches have specific requirements for deployment, it is very important to follow any instructions in the readme at the download site. Please report any problems encountered when using this Patch, by using the feedback link on this TID.

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