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Recommended update for openwbem


(Last modified: 11JAN2005)

solutions Recommended update for openwbem SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1cae14edb4cc4cc6a6c218fd0ffaac45)

Applies to

Package: openwbem
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-9680
Release: 20050111
Obsoletes: none


SLES9 SP1 Update for openwbem



Problem description

  • Update to openwbem-3.1.0 official release.
  • fixed mode of /etc/pam.d/openwbem
  • changed 8148528ost to not restart daemon on upgrade
  • Made local_auth true by default (Novell Remote Manager needs this).
  • Added a directory for novell providers so the CIMOM doesn't choke while trying to start.
  • do not run ldconfig in postinstall (#47380)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh openwbem.rpm openwbem-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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