SLES10SP4 zmd fails with Unhandled Exception System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException

  • 7010301
  • 13-Mar-2012
  • 16-May-2013

Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 3

Situation

ZMD on SLES10SP4 is unresponsive. Error messages like:

Unknown certificate extension for: /etc/ssl/certs/08aef7bb.0
Unknown certificate extension for: /etc/ssl/certs/0d188d89.0
Unknown certificate extension for: /etc/ssl/certs/10531352.0
Unknown certificate extension for: /etc/ssl/certs/111e6273.0
Unknown certificate extension for: /etc/ssl/certs/1155c94b.0
Unknown certificate extension for: /etc/ssl/certs/119afc2e.0

can be found in /var/log/zmd-messages.log. /var/log/messages shows:

Mar 12 13:21:49 linux zmd: Daemon (ERROR): Unhandled Exception System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException: < 0 Parameter name: length

zmd related commands fail with:

linux:~ # rczmd start
Starting ZENworks Management Daemon                                   done

linux:~ # rczmd status
Checking for ZENworks Management Daemon:                              dead
linux:~ # rug ping -a
ERROR: ZMD does not appear to be running.
linux:/var/lib/zmd # rug get-prefs
ERROR: ZMD does not appear to be running.
linux:~ # rug sl
ERROR: ZMD does not appear to be running.
linux:~ # rug ca
ERROR: ZMD does not appear to be running.
linux:~ #

Resolution

This issue is resolved by updating to the 7.3.0.0-0.20.1 version of the zmd rpm.  The patch can be found here:  https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=aFdHwz9Bemc~

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