ZCM 11.1 Patch Management emails say "subscription is currently using a trial license"

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  • 24-Aug-2011
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 11 Patch Management
Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Support Pack 1 - ZCM 11 SP1 Patch Management


After activating Patch Management on ZCM 11.1 (or upgrading to ZCM 11.1 with Patch Management already active), if email notification is configured, daily emails are sent that contain

Novell ZENworks Patch Management Notification

Novell Patch Managment subscription is currently using a trial license. Enter a valid license to keep the patch subscription active.


Workaround: if the product is properly licensed (ZCC > Configuration> Product Licensing>ZENworks 11 Patch Management shows a valid license) then this email may safely be ignored.

Additional Information

This issue does not affect the sending of emails to inform about new patches, they should be received as normal.