Failing to install task server on machine. Error: The process does not possess the 'SeSecurityPrivilege' privilege which is required for this operation.

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Article ID: 158873

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Task Server

Issue/Introduction

Task server failing to install

Log file name: C:\ProgramData\Symantec\SMP\Logs\a.log
Severity: 1
Critical: False
Date: 12/11/2013 2:36:22 PM
Tick Count: 10513937
Host Name: SMPSERVER
Process: AtrsHost (2440)
Thread: 5
Module: AtrsHost.exe
Source: Altiris.ClientTask.Server.ClientTaskServer.Start
Description: Error while starting task server


System.Security.AccessControl.PrivilegeNotHeldException (mscorlib): The process does not possess the 'SeSecurityPrivilege' privilege which is required for this operation.
 

Cause

This is caused by not having proper NT privileges for the user performing the install

Resolution

Run secpol.msc

Go to local policies > user rights assignments > manage auditing and security log

Add the install user to this policy

Reinstall Task Server Service


Applies To

7.5