Unable to start Performance Center Load Testing Service

  • KM00934176
  • 19-May-2014
  • 27-May-2014


Unable to start Performance Center Load Testing Service on PC host


When starting Performance Center Load Testing services on PC host, get the following error:

service on Local computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or pargrams.

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check Windows event log and find the following error

Service cannot be started. System.ServiceModel.AddressAccessDeniedException: HTTP could not register URL http://+:8731/LTOP/LoadTestingService/. Your process does not have access rights to this namespace (see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=70353 for details). ---> System.Net.HttpListenerException: Access is denied

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service is not started by Local system account or local admin account


Open the service properties window, set log on as Local Sstem account in the Log On tab, restart the service.

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