Failed to connect to server ‘<YourServiceManagerServerName>’

2:23 pm in Uncategorized by yjans

When you install the Service Manager 2010 Stand Alone Console on a remote system, you might get an error message when connecting to the Service Manager Server:

Failed to connect to server ‘<YourServiceManagerServerName>’
The sdk service is either not running or not yet initialized

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This is simply because port 5724 is blocked on the server by the local firewall.

On the Service Manager Server, open the firewall settings and add the port

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Your console will now be able to connect without a problem…

Cheers,
Yves