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Unexpected Website Error. Object reference not set to an instance of an object

Created by Malik Haider, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Overview

The following error is received while creating Custom object resource for VNQM / IPSLA.

 

Unexpected Website Error

Object reference not set to an instance of an object

 

2016-01-26 15:05:36,486 [1] ERROR SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.ChannelProxy`1 - Factory failed to create Channel: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.InformationService.SwisProxyFactory.Create()
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.ChannelProxy`1.CallMethodWithSharedChannel[TResult](Func`2 fnc)
2016-01-26 15:05:36,486 [1] ERROR SolarWinds.Reporting.Impl.Data.Transform.DataTransformRepository - Exception experienced attempting to register transformer: 'orion.transformer.status.shortdescription'
System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.InformationService.SwisProxyFactory.Create()
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.ChannelProxy`1.CallMethodWithSharedChannel[TResult](Func`2 fnc)
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.ChannelProxy`1.Invoke[TResult](Func`2 fnc, ChannelProxyBehavior behavior, String methodName)
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.ChannelProxy`1.Invoke[TResult](Func`2 fnc, ChannelProxyBehavior behavior)
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.ChannelProxy`1.Invoke[TResult](Func`2 fnc)
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.InformationService.InformationServiceProxy.Query(String query, IDictionary`2 parameters)
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.InformationService.InformationServiceProxy.Query(String query)
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Reporting.EnumSwisQuery.QueryConfigData(String query)
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Reporting.EnumSwisQuery.Init(XElement config)
   at SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Reporting.EnumSwisQuery.Init(DataTransformer transformer)
   at SolarWinds.Reporting.Impl.Data.Transform.DataTransformRepository.Load(DataTransformer item)
   at SolarWinds.Reporting.Impl.Data.Transform.DataTransformRepository.Register(DataTransformer item)
2016-01-26 15:05:36,501 [1] ERROR SolarWinds.InformationService.Contract2.InfoServiceProxy - An error occured opening a connection to the orion communication service.
System.ServiceModel.EndpointNotFoundException: There was no endpoint listening at net.tcp://localhost:17777/SolarWinds/InformationService/v3/Orion/certificate that could accept the message. This is often caused by an incorrect address or SOAP action. See InnerException, if present, for more details.

Server stack trace: 
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ConnectionUpgradeHelper.DecodeFramingFault(ClientFramingDecoder decoder, IConnection connection, Uri via, String contentType, TimeoutHelper& timeoutHelper)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ClientFramingDuplexSessionChannel.SendPreamble(IConnection connection, ArraySegment`1 preamble, TimeoutHelper& timeoutHelper)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ClientFramingDuplexSessionChannel.DuplexConnectionPoolHelper.AcceptPooledConnection(IConnection connection, TimeoutHelper& timeoutHelper)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ConnectionPoolHelper.EstablishConnection(TimeSpan timeout)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ClientFramingDuplexSessionChannel.OnOpen(TimeSpan timeout)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.CommunicationObject.Open(TimeSpan timeout)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel.OnOpen(TimeSpan timeout)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.CommunicationObject.Open(TimeSpan timeout)
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.CommunicationObject.Open()

Exception rethrown at [0]: 
   at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.HandleReturnMessage(IMessage reqMsg, IMessage retMsg)
   at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.PrivateInvoke(MessageData& msgData, Int32 type)
   at System.ServiceModel.ICommunicationObject.Open()
   at SolarWinds.InformationService.Contract2.InfoServiceProxy.Open()
2016-01-26 15:05:36,501 [1] ERROR SolarWinds.Orion.Core.Common.ChannelProxy`1 - Factory failed to create Channel: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Environment

  • NPM 11.5.2 
  • VOIP 4.2.2 

Cause 

This is known issue within this version.

Resolution

  • Install VNQM 4.2 HotFix 1.
  • Upgrade to VNQM 4.2.2.
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