e2e script returns error code -5 on Windows 10

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Article ID: 103423

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Issue/Introduction

e2e on Windows 10 is generating a -5 return code/error when the script completes.

Cause

- Windows OS configuration setting

Environment

- UIM 8.5x
- e2e_appmon/e2e_appmon_dev v2.4x
- Windows 10 workstations
- Migration to Windows 10 workstations

Resolution

On the Windows 10 machine where e2e is deployed:

1. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system

2. Change the EnableLUA setting to 0

Registry setting for e2e on Windows 10


3. Reboot the workstation

This disables User Account Control (UAC) on the workstation.

Additional Information

If the above resolution doesn't resolve the -5 return code please also refer to the following url which contains further instructions:

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article?articleId=34036

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