Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2 Policies
After upgrading to 11.2.1 on the ZCM agent. ZCM icons no longer appear in Start > Programs.
Using windows Group Policy NoDesktop, no icons should appear on the desktop, but ZCM icons should appear in Start > Programs.
GPO worked properly in ZCM 11.1.
GPO worked properly in ZCM 11.2 with registry key see additional information below.
ZCM icons appear in Nalwin if assigned to Nalwin.
This is fixed in version 11.2.3a - see KB 7011295
"ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.3a - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=701129
Workaround: if it is not possible to upgrade to ZCM 11.2.3a at this time, in the interim, Novell has made a Patch available for testing, as part of a Monthly patch update: it can be obtained at https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=QA0w58MMJWo~
as "ZCM 11.2.2 Monthly Update 1 - see TID 7010464". This update should
only be applied if the symptoms above are being experienced, and are
Please report any problems encountered when using this Patch, by using the feedback link on this TID.
The Registry key required for 11.20 is in the ZCM 11.2 readme
Go to HKLM\Software\Novell\ZCM\NAL.
Create a DWORD called SetIconOnDesktop and set the value to 1.
The registry key for the GP NoDesktop =1 is HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\NoDeskop