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CA Service Desk Manager service not running after OS upgrade

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Article ID: 255632

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Products

CA Service Management - Service Desk Manager

Issue/Introduction

After upgraded to windows 2016 from 2012, Service Desk Manager service does not start.

When try to start it, it comes right back saying there is an issue start the service. Service Desk log files don't have any messages recorded.

Environment

Release : 17.3

Resolution

Please do the following

--Backup the mdb and SDM application

--Run command prompt as an Administrator and then pdm_configure to re-configure SDM service

--Start Service Desk Manager service