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Taskmaster Web error: Object reference not set to an instance of an object in IBM Datacap Taskmaster Capture

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to log into an IBM Datacap Taskmaster application using an Oracle database results in an error message generated by buttons.aspx "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" .


The apps.ini file located in \Datacap\ folder is not configured for Oracle.


Oracle Database

Resolving the problem

Edit the apps.ini file located on the webserver (folder location \Datacap\ in a text editor. Change




Document information

More support for: Datacap

Software version: 6.1, 6.2, 6.5, 7.1, 7.5, 7.6, 7.1 SP1, 7.5 SP1, 8.0.0, 8.0.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1574622

Modified date: 07 December 2016

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