We are running ZENworks 11.4.1 and I was recently told that I could apply Windows Updates to my SQL ZENworks database and restart the database server without shutting down my primaries first. I was told Novell added code to allow the Primaries to continue to function on cached data until the database comes back online.

Before trying it I was curious if anyone else was updating the this way or if the best practice is still to shut down the Primaries first?