The role you specified (...) is not a valid satellite server role

  • 7009820
  • 21-Jun-2012
  • 03-Aug-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 10.3 Zman
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Zman
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.1 Zman
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2 Zman

Situation

Using zman satellite-server-create (zman ssc) as shown in the documentation https://www.novell.com/documentation/zenworks11/zen11_utils/data/b74pt40.html#be1nt53 receiving error, such as

The role you specified (content) is not a valid satellite server role.  Valid roles are:

Collection
Content
Authentication

ERROR: 200

Resolution

This is fixed in version 11.2.1 - see KB 7010042 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.1 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=7010042

Workaround: enter the role exactly as specified in the message, e.g. "Content", with an upper-case "C"

Cause

The roles were treated as case-sensitive by the zman command

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