ZCM agent pings for authentication servers when AD cached login

  • 7014009
  • 28-Oct-2013
  • 19-Dec-2013

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2

Situation

When a domain user logs into Windows using Active Directory cached mode, the ZENworks agent still performs zenworks-ping to try to find ZCM authentication servers (ZenIsServerAvailable).

Resolution

A fix for this issue is intended to be included in a future update to the product: however, 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=Rbs5fYlojj0~ as "ZCM 11.2.4 Monthly Update 1 - see TID 7014163". This update should only be applied if the symptoms above are being experienced, and are causing problems.

Please report any problems encountered when using this Patch, by using the feedback link on this TID.

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