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WFR WebVerifier Login Page Generates an "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" Error (Doc ID 2100002.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Pointing a web browser to the WebVerifier URL "<hostname>/WebVerifier/Login.aspx" generates the error:

Server Error in '/WebVerifier' Application.
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

Exception Details: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Source Error:
An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below.

Stack Trace:

[NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.]
Brainware.Verifier.WebClient.Global.Application_Start(Object sender, EventArgs e) in D:\Dev\ReleaseVSS56\Cedar\dNET\rel\src\Verifier.WebClient\Global.asax.cs:48

[HttpException (0x80004005): Object reference not set to an instance of an object.]
System.Web.HttpApplicationFactory.EnsureAppStartCalledForIntegratedMode(HttpContext context, HttpApplication app) +2761334
System.Web.HttpApplication.RegisterEventSubscriptionsWithIIS(IntPtr appContext, HttpContext context, MethodInfo[] handlers) +128
System.Web.HttpApplication.InitSpecial(HttpApplicationState state, MethodInfo[] handlers, IntPtr appContext, HttpContext context) +188
System.Web.HttpApplicationFactory.GetSpecialApplicationInstance(IntPtr appContext, HttpContext context) +295
System.Web.HttpApplicationFactory.GetPipelineApplicationInstance(IntPtr appContext, HttpContext context) +56
System.Web.Hosting.PipelineRuntime.InitializeApplication(IntPtr appContext) +231

[HttpException (0x80004005): Object reference not set to an instance of an object.]
System.Web.HttpRuntime.FirstRequestInit(HttpContext context) +8994307
System.Web.HttpRuntime.EnsureFirstRequestInit(HttpContext context) +85
System.Web.HttpRuntime.ProcessRequestNotificationPrivate(IIS7WorkerRequest wr, HttpContext context) +333

 

Changes

This may happen during an upgrade from version 11.1.1.8 to 11.1.1.9, or during an application install, or an application rebuild.

Cause

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