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Fatal error. Server.CreateObject.Failed
KB1551 | Last review: Oct 14, 2013 | Netwrix Password Manager | All Versions
|Symptoms||NetWrix Password Manager stopped working after a reboot; the Self-Service Portal shows the following error:
“Fatal error. Please make sure that the service NetWrix Password Manager is running and available. ASP error – Cannot Create Object”.
|Cause||The error occurs because web-service cannot connect to the Netwrix Password Manager service.
It can happen if the Netwrix Password Manager service does not work - the service may be stopped, or the service settings may be corrupted.
Netwrix Password Manager stores all settings and service information in the “alinfo.bin” file. The product constantly writes data to it on any performed action. Unexpected interruption of the NetWrix Password Manager service (PRMService.exe process) during a writing operation can cause corruption of this file, which results in the ASP error on the web portals.
With DMZ setup such error can also occur if DCOM settings are incorrect and web-service is trying to connect to the machine where Password Manager service does not exist.
First of all make sure that the NetWrix Password Manager service is started.
If you have DMZ setup - verify DCOM settings are as per paragraph 4.4 of Admin guide
If the service runs and DCOM settings are correct, then you need to recreate the alinfo.bin file and configure all the product settings again:
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