SourceAnywhere service cannot be started.

Sympton:

When trying to start SourceAnywhere service, you may get following message.

SourceAnywhere service cannot be started.

Cause & Resolution:

There are several possible causes of this problem. Please verify the followings:

  • Verify the operating system logged in user account has administrative right to start service.

  • Verify the ports are not occupied by other applications (e.g. Skype).

  • Verify the Log On User of SourceAnywhere service is able to communicate with the SQL server.
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    NOTE: Please make sure the Log on User to be added has sufficient rights to manage SourceAnywhere database on the SQL Server machine.

Here is a recommended article to set up the SourceAnywhere service.

How to connect to a remote SQL Server while installing SourceAnywhere Server?




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