HeadlessException when running Patch Management Subscription Services at runlevel 3 on SLES 10.1

  • 3177802
  • 17-Jan-2008
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 10 Configuration Management

Situation

Running at runlevel 3 on SLES 10.1. Patch Management Subscription download fails.
ERROR (From ZCC / Configuration / Patch Management / Subscription Information):
Subscription Service History
Vulnerabilities Complete 2007-11-02 23:30:01.261 2007-11-02 23:30:02.23 00:00:00 false
ERROR (From loader-messages.log):
[DEBUG] [11/2/07 11:30:02 PM] [] [Loader.Patch_Subscription_Service]
[Patch_Subscription_Service terminated, runPatchServiceError:
java.awt.HeadlessException:
No X11 DISPLAY variable was set, but this program performed an operation which
requires it.] [Patch_Subscription_Service terminated, runPatchService Error:
java.awt.HeadlessException:
No X11 DISPLAY variable was set, but this program performed an operation which
requires it.] [] []
[DEBUG] [11/2/07 11:30:02 PM] [] [Loader.Patch_Subscription_Service]
[java.awt.HeadlessException:
No X11 DISPLAY variable was set, but this program performed an operation which
requires it.
at java.applet.Applet.(Applet.java:44)
at
com.patchlink.patch_downloader.threadstarter.(threadstarter.java:19)
at
com.patchlink.patch_downloader.patch_downloader_silent.(patch_downloader_silent.java:129)
at
com.novell.zenworks.patchlink.Patch_Subscription_Service.runPatchService(Patch_Subscription_Service.java:852)
at
com.novell.zenworks.patchlink.Patch_Subscription_Service.eventCallback(Patch_Subscription_Service.java:553)
at
com.novell.zenworks.tess.eventsystem.EventThread.run(EventThread.java:53)
at
java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:650)
at
java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:675)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)
] [java.awt.HeadlessException:

Resolution

This is fixed in version 10.0.2 - see KB 3486285 "Updates to ZENworks 10 Configuration Management" which can be found at https://www.novell.com/support