Installation in a nonEnglish language OS fails if the zone name contains Special Characters from a different non-English language, when using MS SQL database

  • 7012904
  • 19-Jul-2013
  • 19-Jul-2013

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2 Installation - Server

Situation

Using a non-English language Operating System (for example Simplified Chinese), creating a zone that uses Special Characters from a different non-English language (for example any of the German characters üöä) and MSSQL Database

Installation fails

Resolution

Only use characters from the same language as the server's Operating System: e.g., on an Italian Operating System, do not use Japanese characters

Cause

This is due to a limitation in the Java class used to launch the creation process

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