Hi,

Inventory server running on SLES box (local sybase). Inventory daemon
goes to dead state after first workstation starts inventory.
Novell-zdm-inv.log reports:

Starting Inventory services. Please wait...
Corrupted or missing exceptions properties file. Using defaults.
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
at
com.novell.zenworks.desktop.inventory.zencommon.ND APAuthUtilities.unauthenticate(NDAPAuthUtilities.j ava:581)
at
com.novell.zenworks.desktop.inventory.zencommon.ND APAuthUtilities.getAttributes(NDAPAuthUtilities.ja va:649)
at
com.novell.zenworks.desktop.inventory.zencommon.ND APAuthUtilities.getAttributes(NDAPAuthUtilities.ja va:613)
at
com.novell.zenworks.desktop.inventory.zencommon.Au thUtilities.getAttributes(AuthUtilities.java:137)
at
com.novell.zenworks.desktop.inventory.common.Inven toryAuthUtilities.getAttributes(InventoryAuthUtili ties.java:115)
at
com.novell.zenworks.desktop.inventory.servercommon .ZENWorksInventoryServiceManager.main(ZENWorksInve ntoryServiceManager.java:389)


Any ideas ?