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javascript error when creating new task

I am running a fresh eval of EPO 4.0 with latest download of VirusScan Enterprise.
Running on Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition with all latest security updates.
OS is running under VMWare Workstation 6.5, 1 GB of RAM.
Installed latest java runtime from Sun. (Not sure if I needed but it's there)
I deployed a couple of agents, all OK.
I went to create a new client task for a selected system.
Under "Client Tasks" .. "New Task" When clicking the "New Task" button at the bottom,
I get the following javascript error and the browser goes blank:

Message: Object required
Line: 115
Char: 9
Code: 0
URI: https://localhost:8443/PolicyMgmt/

I also ran javascript console in FireFox and it dumped the following information:
(trimmed off the extraneous junk)

function fnSetupPage()
Line 115
$("inputhiddenID_ProductName").value = $("osID_Tasktype").options[$("osID_Tasktype").selectedIndex].text.split(":")[0];

Error: $("osID_Tasktype") is null

Source File: https://localhost:8443/PolicyMgmt/

This happens 100% of the time, in both Firefox and IE


After playing around some more, I found it works fine when running the console web page from another machine.
It appears to be a problem when running as 'localhost' only. A bug nevertheless... I will run things from remote consoles
in meantime.
4 Replies

RE: javascript error when creating new task

You must use the Internet Explorer. The console doesn`t work in firefox.

RE: javascript error when creating new task


RE: javascript error when creating new task

Oh sorry.

check your security settings in IE or firefox. Add the console to trusted sites. It`s look like your browser couldn`t start active java script. Row 115 generate a list from possible tasks.

RE: javascript error when creating new task

I was having the same problem, looks like a problem with IE8, reverted back to IE7 and it works now.

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