Random failures with WOL Proxy

  • 7009138
  • 08-Aug-2011
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management

Situation

When using Proxy for WOL (Wake on LAN), random failure to send packets.
 
Checkpoint files not cleaned up in woltasks directory.
 
ERROR (in loader-messages.log):
 
[DEBUG] [5/3/11 2:40:08 PM] [] [WakeOnLANHandler : Error saving checkpoint
file.] [] [java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: length of the argument should be
1
    at com.novell.zenworks.wakeonlan.TargetsType.setTarget(TargetsType.java:25)
    at
com.novell.zenworks.loader.modules.SubnetMembers.getQuickTaskData(SubnetMembers.java:228)
    at
com.novell.zenworks.loader.modules.WakeOnLANHandler.doWOLProxyTask(WakeOnLANHandler.java:721)

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

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