Error discovering SLES servers with modified etc/issue file

  • 7007246
  • 23-Nov-2010
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management


ZCM discovery fails to discover SLES devices with /etc/issue file modified from default.
ERROR:  In loader-messages.log
[DEBUG] [8/5/10 9:48:43 AM] [] [DiscoveryModule] [] [SSHDiscovery
failedjava.lang.NullPointerException] [] []


Configure the Channel type for SSH discovery. For more information on how to change discovery type for SSH discovery, see documentation: Section 1.3 IP Discovery Technologies > SSH in "Basic Concepts " in "Device Discovery " in "ZENworks 11 Discovery, Deployment, and Retirement Reference " in the ZENworks 11 documentation.