Error ZESMPolicyHandler.ZESMCORE_COMM_FAILED during agent refresh

  • 7010780
  • 13-Sep-2012
  • 20-Sep-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2

Situation

During the ZCM agent refresh an error is written to the zmd-messages.log on the workstation and uploaded to the server.
 
Error [ZESMPolicyHandler.ZESMCORE_COMM_FAILED][Unable to communicate with ZESService. Please make sure that ZES Service is running.]

Resolution

Workaround: Create a generic application policy and assign it to all workstations.  The policy could be for a dummy executable, for example.

Status

Reported to Engineering

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