KNOWN ISSUE: Console 6.5 & ASDK: When selecting the 'Configuration > Console > Menus item' it returns an error

Article:TECH14666  |  Created: 2006-07-11  |  Updated: 2006-07-11  |  Article URL
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After installing the new NS 6.5 Console and the Administrators SDK, when opening the Configuration->Console->Menus option the following error will be seen (actually this occurs when trying to access any of the options in the Web Parts which is a new piece to the 6.5 console):

Here is the info from the logs.
Log File Name: D:\Program Files\Altiris\Notification Server\Logs\a.log
Priority: 1
Date: 7/3/2006 3:32:10 PM
Tick Count: 589446296
Process: w3wp.exe (10552)
Thread ID: 13144
Module: AltirisNativeHelper.dll
Source: global.asax
Description: Unhandled exception. Type=System.ArgumentException Msg=Item has already been added. Key in dictionary: "Altiris ASDK SWD Solution" Key being added: "Altiris ASDK SWD Solution"
    at System.Collections.SortedList.Add(Object key, Object value)
    at Altiris.CustomConsole.Web.MenuEdit.PopulateSolutionDropDown()
    at Altiris.CustomConsole.Web.MenuEdit.Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs args)
    at System.Web.UI.Control.OnLoad(EventArgs e)
    at System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive()
    at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain()


NS SP3 + 6.5 console
Administrators SDK 1.2


This was caused because of a name duplication deeper in the code. Once this was fixed within the ASDK code, the problem was resolved.


Resolved in Altiris SDK 1.3 available from 

When installing a newer version of the ASDK it is necessary to completely uninstall the previous version then install the updated version. If this is not done, the ASDK will generate a number of inconsistent errors and will generally not function well.

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