WOL service will not stay running after installation

  • 7008739
  • 08-Jun-2011
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell Modular Authentication Service (NMAS)
Novell ZENworks 7 Desktop Management Support Pack 1 - ZDM7 SP1


Installation of ZDM7 into a container that has a Universal Password Policy applied

WOL (Wake-On-Lan) Service object does not have zenwmid attribute

Error: Server DN is null

WOL service terminates immediately after being started


  1. add nspmPasswordPolicyDN attribute to WOL Server object and then associate the object to a password policy that disables Universal Password, then perform Set Identity (browse to Server Package:NetWare:ZENworks Database.NOVELL within Console One, highlight it, then click Tools> ZENworks Utilities>Set Identity
  2. delete the [servername]-ZIS object
    uninstall (not just disable) the NMAS components from the workstation during the install. This can be done via add/remove programs
    reinstall the imaging and inventory services