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Error when modifying proxy settings: Value cannot be null

Updated August 9, 2016

Overview

This article addresses the issue where the following error appears when modifying proxy settings for the Patch Manager admin console:

Failed to perform operation.

Value cannot be null

Environment

All Patch Manager versions

Cause 

This occurs when the registry key for the user's console settings is corrupted.

Resolution

  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\EminentWare\Console\ProxySettings
  2. Back up the settings or document them.
  3. Delete the Data key.  Leave the rest of the settings intact.
  4. Re-open the console and try to set the Proxy settings again.
 

 

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