Java processes hang building distribution on NetWare 6.5 SP7

  • 7001047
  • 29-Jul-2008
  • 30-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 6.5 Software Packaging
Novell NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 7


When building a distribution on a NetWare 6.5 SP 7 server, java processes can "hang", using high CPU, making the distributor, subscriber console or Zenloader unresponsive

N RM screen, showing the processes involved:


The solution to this issue is updated Java code, and this is included in NetWare 6.5 Support Pack 8, which can be obtained at

If it is not possible to upgrade ot Support Pack 8 at this time, go to to obtain a Field Test File

Additional Information

When logs are set at debug level, it can be seen that the hang occurs when data is being inserted into the Sybase database.