Validation failed for property 'PrimaryPassword' when renaming an Automation Server


When attempting to rename an Automation Server, the following error is shown:

Validation Error
Validation failed for property 'PrimaryPassword'. Path: '[server path]'. Type 'Password'
Cannot set property value to null because the property is not nullable.

Product Line

SmartStruxure Solution


Automation Server


The Automation Server has been cloned using a backup of another Automation Server, and in that process the SMTP server passwords have been set to null.


Configure a password for the primary and secondary SMTP server. It does not matter what the password is set to.