KNOWN ISSUE: Task server max connections cannot be exceeded with exceed option checked

Article:TECH127314  |  Created: 2010-04-08  |  Updated: 2010-04-08  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH127314
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Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Task clients are unable to register to a task server when no other task servers are avilable.  The "Allow maximum computers to be exceeded if a computer can not connect to any other server" option is checked.

This is a sample of the register message:

  <![CDATA[Attempting to register using "https://cvgmon01.ga.afginc.com:443/Altiris/ClientTaskServer/Register.aspx?resourceGuid=9401cfe1-6207-440e-9990-32a9c6c8078b&lastResort=true"]]></event>

<event date='Apr 05 16:32:13' severity='2' hostName='CVGAPP67D' source='Client Task Agent' module='client task agent.dll' process='aexnsagent.exe' pid='1252' thread='3672' tickCount='1344582125' >

Note that lastResort=true.  This switch should tell the server to allow the connection if the exceed that max option above is checked.

Environment



7.0 sp3

Cause



Known defect

In 7.0 sp3 the max can only be exceeded by 1.

Solution



This issue has been addressed in 7.0 sp5


Supplemental Materials

SourceDEFECT
ValueETK 2013394
DescriptionLogged in Etrack (Symantec) database

Legacy ID



52336


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH127314


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