On 29 Apr 2013, at 13:32 , Michael Cullen <michael.cullen@astech.ie> wrote:

29 Apr 2013 12:24:22,859 [Thread-4] INFO  (JettyStart.java [run]:224) - ----------------------------------------------------- 
29 Apr 2013 12:24:22,861 [Thread-4] INFO  (JettyStart.java [run]:225) - Server has started on ports 8080 8443. Configured contexts: 
29 Apr 2013 12:24:22,863 [Thread-4] INFO  (JettyStart.java [run]:234) - '/exist' 
29 Apr 2013 12:24:22,863 [Thread-4] INFO  (JettyStart.java [run]:272) - ----------------------------------------------------- 
java.lang.NullPointerException
    at org.exist.launcher.UtilityPanel.update(UtilityPanel.java:192)
    at org.exist.launcher.Launcher.checkInstalledApps(Launcher.java:367)
    at org.exist.launcher.Launcher.signalStarted(Launcher.java:343)
    at org.exist.launcher.SplashScreen.update(SplashScreen.java:92)
    at java.util.Observable.notifyObservers(Observable.java:159)
    at org.exist.jetty.JettyStart.run(JettyStart.java:298)
    at org.exist.launcher.Launcher$2$1.run(Launcher.java:121)
 
 
I presume this means it’s getting a little further along the start up process before failing…

a similar fix has been applied as http://sourceforge.net/p/exist/code/18383/ and http://sourceforge.net/p/exist/code/18382/ ... please could you verify?

regards

Dannes