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GuillaumeBDEB Absent Member.
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How to force the option "NO REBOOT"?

Hi, we just installed the ZPM 11.2 server and I'm in the process of creating a baseline for my Adobe Acrobat Pro software. So far, I configure every single place in the zenworks console I could find to NOT reboot after the patches have been installed. But when I try to create my baseline in the summary I always end up with "Yes" in the "Reboot" column for every single patch. What am I missing here? I'm already pushing the same updates with a bundle and I don't have this problem. Is this normal for ZPM?

Thanks in advance for the help!
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jdkoerner Honored Contributor.
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Re: How to force the option "NO REBOOT"?

I have noticed some patches don't seem to put the right switches in so the
device reboot is supressed. Off the top of my head I have noticed this with
a number of the non-critical office patches and a few of the non Microsoft
patches. If you look in your application event log for most patches you
will see a event with the switches used by the patch. Usually you end up
with the nasty reboot that gives you no option to save work in progress.
'Mandatory Baseline Settings' -> 'Suppress Reboot' should be enough to
prevent this from happening but it doesn't.

2600640 Update Rollup 6 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 for Outlook
(KB2600640)
2600640 Update Rollup 6 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Language Pack (KB2600640)
are just two that definitely exhibit this behavior.

Jim Koerner

"GuillaumeBDEB" <GuillaumeBDEB@no-mx.forums.novell.com> wrote in message
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>
> Hi, we just installed the ZPM 11.2 server and I'm in the process of
> creating a baseline for my Adobe Acrobat Pro software. So far, I
> configure every single place in the zenworks console I could find to NOT
> reboot after the patches have been installed. But when I try to create
> my baseline in the summary I always end up with "Yes" in the "Reboot"
> column for every single patch. What am I missing here? I'm already
> pushing the same updates with a bundle and I don't have this problem. Is
> this normal for ZPM?
>
> Thanks in advance for the help!
>
>
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jdkoerner Honored Contributor.
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Re: How to force the option "NO REBOOT"?

Just ran the following patches, looking in the application event log I can
see the /norestart patch is not put in for these. Seems to me to be patches
that are MSP's don't get the correct switches. Standard MS critical patches
get the correct switches. The logic in the patches for a lot of the MSP
patches must be wrong as far as no restart is concerned.

MS 2670498 Update for Lync 2010 (x64) (All Languages) (See Note)1670741550
MS 2571543 Update for Lync 2010 64bit (All Languages)-2132846156

Jim Koerner

"GuillaumeBDEB" <GuillaumeBDEB@no-mx.forums.novell.com> wrote in message
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>
> Hi, we just installed the ZPM 11.2 server and I'm in the process of
> creating a baseline for my Adobe Acrobat Pro software. So far, I
> configure every single place in the zenworks console I could find to NOT
> reboot after the patches have been installed. But when I try to create
> my baseline in the summary I always end up with "Yes" in the "Reboot"
> column for every single patch. What am I missing here? I'm already
> pushing the same updates with a bundle and I don't have this problem. Is
> this normal for ZPM?
>
> Thanks in advance for the help!
>
>
> --
> GuillaumeBDEB
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> GuillaumeBDEB's Profile: http://forums.novell.com/member.php?userid=12439
> View this thread: http://forums.novell.com/showthread.php?t=456436
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jdkoerner Honored Contributor.
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Re: How to force the option "NO REBOOT"?

Example from application event log for patch 'MS 2670498 Update for Lync
2010 (x64) (All Languages) (See Note)1670741550' with incorrect switches.

PLUS DEPLOYMENT: Information

File Name: Lync.msp

FLAGS:
The flags that were passed into the script.
Script Flags: -Z -Q -C -SC -PLDEBUG -2 -PLNP

The flags that were passed into the executable.
Executable Flags: /quiet


This is what you seen on a msp patch that is correct with the no reboot

The flags that were passed into the executable.
Executable Flags: /norestart /quiet


Jim Koerner


"Jim Koerner" <koerner@reimelt.com> wrote in message
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> Just ran the following patches, looking in the application event log I can
> see the /norestart patch is not put in for these. Seems to me to be
> patches that are MSP's don't get the correct switches. Standard MS
> critical patches get the correct switches. The logic in the patches for a
> lot of the MSP patches must be wrong as far as no restart is concerned.
>
> MS 2670498 Update for Lync 2010 (x64) (All Languages) (See Note)1670741550
> MS 2571543 Update for Lync 2010 64bit (All Languages)-2132846156
>
> Jim Koerner
>



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GuillaumeBDEB Absent Member.
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Re: How to force the option "NO REBOOT"?

Hi jdkoerner, thanks for the information! I think we have the same problem where I work. Because I configure everything I could find to NOT reboot. But a few days later I was force to stop using ZPM because I'm getting a lot of complaints about multiple computers rebooting in the middle of a class! And I don't have the time to check the logs right now. So I decided to just stop deploying the patches using ZPM until I have more time to properly check every single patches!
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