Client Automation - Unable to start caf - StartService: The dependency service or group failed to start

Document ID : KB000107716
Last Modified Date : 24/07/2018
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Issue:

caf could not be started. caf start command returns following error :
 
CA DSM r14 Common Application Framework 14.0.2000.255
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Starting caf service...
Waiting for service to confirm startup...
Unable to start caf: StartService: The dependency service or group failed to start.
The command failed.

 
 
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Cause:

One possible cause is that "CA Message Queuing Server" service has startup type = Disabled

Check with services.msc if "CA Message Queuing Server" service is Disabled
 
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Resolution:

If Startup Type of "CA Message Queuing Server" service is set Disabled, change it to Automatic :
 
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This can also be done in command line with command :

cam change auto