Errors for ADAM (DRASecureStorageXXXX) appearing in Application Event Log (NETIQKB70718)

  • 7770718
  • 22-Oct-2007
  • 05-Jan-2012

Environment

Directory and Resource Administrator 8.x

Situation

Errors for ADAM (DRASecureStorageXXXX) appearing in Application Event Log

Error: The directory server has failed to create the ADAM serviceConnectionPoint object in the ActiveDirectory. This operation will be retried.
Error: EventID: 2537
Source: ADAM[DRASecureStorage5099]
General
Description: The directory server has failed to create the ADAM serviceConnectionPoint object in the ActiveDirectory. This operation will be retried.; User: NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON; Additional Data SCP object DN: CN={...}, CN=W2k3dchost,OU=Domain Controllers,DC=KeystoneSteel,DC=local Error value: 5 Access is denied. Severe error: 00000005; SecErr: DSID-...

Resolution

Directory and Resource Administrator (DRA) 8.x is not recommended to be installed on a domain controller.  The error in the Event log can occur every 45 minutes and is informational.

See: http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/007fdeec-81f2-4b6c-b715-bee54c0d5deb1033.mspx?mfr=true

To resolve this issue, do not install DRA 8.x on domain controllers.

Cause

DRA 8.x is installed on a domain controller.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB70718

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