Personality Migration client adds default gateway 0.0.0.0

  • 7013437
  • 11-Oct-2013
  • 13-Oct-2013

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2

Situation

Personality Migration client is installed.

The device can not connect to IP addresses outside its own network

ipconfig /all shows that an additional default gateway with address 0.0.0.0 got added to the network configuration

Resolution

Workaround:
Execute the command route delete 0.0.0.0

Please note that on device or service restart, this additional gateway is likely to come back.

Cause

The personality migration client ships with the Apple Bonjour service and its a known issue that under Windows Vista or newer this service might add this 0.0.0.0 default gateway entry on startup.

Status

Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

The Personality Migration client comes with this Apple Bonjour service to allow direct data migration between two devices.

More information on this issue is also available at Microsoft KB document 970313.

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