Error: "Exception raised: Failed to connect to IIS Namespace, Error code: -2147217394"

Solution ID:    SO6011    Updated:    11/24/2011

Problem

When accessing Symantec Unified Authentication MMC snap-in, you may receive the following error message:

Cannot detect a Lifecycle Management Service on the selected computer.

Cause

This error occurs when the IP address given for the primary DNS server is set to the Lifecycle Management Service (LMS) server, which is not configured to act as a DNS server.

Solution

To resolve this issue, change the IP address for the primary DNS server to match that used by the Lifecycle Management Service (LMS) server and/or other computers in the domain.

Legacy ID

vs41856

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