Installing Remote Agent on Windows 2008 r2

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Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Installing Remote Agent on Windows 2008 r2
Detailed Description and Symptoms

Installing a Remote Agent on Windows 2008 r2 and getting an "OpenSCManager failed" "Access is denied (0x5:5)" message.?


To get past this error you may need to manually install watchworx services after the Application installation is complete.
Open the command prompt by right-clicking and choose 'run as administrator'
Navigate to %AW_HOME%\site and issue the sosite.bat command to set up the proper environment.
Navigate to:
and run the following command:
instsrv -install -auto -watch <master_name>
After this edit the newly created Windows Service and verify that the correct login and password are assigned to the Service.