> I cannot access the nsmadmin program at all. I have tried 5 different
machines with various versions of .net framework. all give the same error
> the type initializer for "userinterface.eventlog" threw an exception.
> Dan.

are you trying to run the exe from a network drive? either copy the exe
to your local hard disk or configure .net to allow access to that network
drive. post back if you don't know how to do that - i've got the command
saved somewhere..