NullPointerException for Workstation Import Service

  • 10096871
  • NOVL101271
  • 07-Mar-2005
  • 18-Nov-2005

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Fact

Novell ZENworks 6.5 Desktop Management - ZfD6.5

Novell ZENworks for Desktops 4.0.1 - ZfD4.0.1

Novell ZENworks Automatic Workstation Import

Novell ZENworks Automatic Workstation Removal

Symptom

NullPointerException for Workstation Import Service

Workstation Import Service screen shows the following error:

java.lang.NullPointerException at com.novell.application.zenworks.autowsmanagement.wsimport.ReadRequest
Thread.run(ReadRequestThread.java:61)

Cause

This exception happens when port scanning occurs on port 8039. The scanner packets that are sent to the port are not being handled properly by the service.

Fix

Fixed in autowsmanagement.jar dated 14 Febuary 2005 or newer.

Fixed in ZENworks 6.5 SP2

Fixed in ZENworks for Desktops 4.0.1 IR7