You have to use JRE 1.5. Newer Versions won't work
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We currently support 1.5. There are known issues with 1.6 versions and that will be addressed in a future release.
An NPE isn't necessarily an issue with the version of Java you are running. So if you are on 1.5, then you need to look at running a smo dump of some kind depending on what operation is failing. May need a snapdrive.dc depending on the error.
Same problem here, in corporate enviorniment you can't control what everybody has on his laptop (JRE5 vs JRE6), according to the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_version_history JRE 6 was released in December 2006... but still snapmanagers don't work with JRE6 ? What is time frame for releasing fixing SMO/SMSAP that are going to support JRE6?