A bad data type in impact 6.1
netcool.log:ERROR [TypeList] Error initializing the customization for Type "File Type Here"
There is a corrupt type file in $IMPACT_HOME/etc
Diagnosing the problem
On your Impact 6.1 server locate the type file located in $IMPACT_HOME/etc
When you cat the file you will see that the policy is very short
Resolving the problem
Log-on to the impact GUI
Under System Configuration--> Event Automation --> Data Model
Select the offending data type
Under the Table Description: locate Base Table: and click the Refresh
save the change
on your impact server cd to $IMPACT_HOME/etc
cat the last type file and verify the error is gone.