Editor's Note: It's very important to realise that this is not a magic bullet: it should only ever be considered as a last resort. A lot of data would still be lost with this process, for example data that is customized for your environment, such as auxiliary files and custom reports. Novell Support has used similar techniques in the past, but there are usually still some "odd" problems remaining.
The File Store in ZENworks Asset Manager (ZAM) is a very key part of the process. The Collection Servers all use the File Store, and all the Client Agents that talk to Collection Servers indirectly rely upon it. Corruption or outright loss of the File Store can have major impacts to the Inventory process as a whole. This article should help you get it back if you find you need to rebuild your File Store.