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NTA Flow Storage configuration failed with error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Created by Michael Almadova, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

This article addresses the following error that appears when NTA Flow Storage configuration fails:

Object reference not set to an instance of an object

 

Environment

NTA 4.0.3

Cause 

This occurs when configuration files are missing or have no data located in C:\ProgramData\SolarWinds\NTA\FlowStorage

 

Resolution

  1. Uninstall the NTA Flow Storage Database. 
  2. Download the correct installer for the version that is installed. 
  3. Run the installer for NTA Flow Storage Database only (This pertains to a Remote setup only).
  4. Check the folder to verify that the files were re-created. 
  5. Run NTA Flow Storage Configurator to start services back up. 
 

 

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