Hotfix KB104996 - Active Directory sync throws object reference error

Article ID: 51879 - Last Review: March 13, 2013


Running an Active Directory synchronization causes an Object Reference error. 


In the YSE logfile you will see an error like the following:

--- Start Exception Stack ---
System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
   at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripProgressBar.set_Style(ProgressBarStyle value)
   at prairieFyre.CustomControls.ActiveDirectorySelector.RunWorker()
   at prairieFyre.CustomControls.ActiveDirectorySelector.OnEntryCountWorkerRunWorkerCompleted(Object aSender, RunWorkerCompletedEventArgs aArgs)
   at System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.OnRunWorkerCompleted(RunWorkerCompletedEventArgs e)
   at System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.AsyncOperationCompleted(Object arg)
--- End Exception Stack ---


This hotfix is to be installed on top of version 6.0.2

1. Download the attached KB104996.EXE file to the Enterprise Server.
2. Double-click the KB104996.EXE file and follow the on-screen instructions.

NOTE: Installing this hotfix will stop and restart prairieFyre services.  In order to avoid service interruption, we recommend you install the hotfix after hours or during a scheduled maintenance window. 



Keywords: active directory sync synchronization object reference

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by amontpetit