When you log in to Everest, the client fails to start with the following error: "Application Server does not exist".
The server event log located in
C:\ProgramData\Everest\Temp\sverr.log has many of the following errors:
DCOM received error "1326"
Unable to logon to <Your Domain>\EverestCOM in order to run the server
This situation may happen after running a DCPROMO to promote your EVEREST server to a domain controller. To fix the undesired behavior, change the EVEREST and EVEREST REPORTS COM+ user accounts from
<Your domain>\EVERESTCOM to
This is the machines' local administrator account, and not the domain one.
- Go to Component Settings (Click on Start > Run, type
dcomcnfgand hit enter).
- Drill down Component Services > Computers.
- Right-click on My Computer and select Properties.
- Go to the Default Properties tab.
- Check "Enable Distributed COM on this computer".
- Set the Default Authentication Level to "None".
- Set the Default Impersonation Level to "Identify".
- Go to the MSDTC tab.
- Go to Security Configuration in the Transaction Configuration section.
- Check all the options and set the authentication level to "No Authentication Required".
- Go to the COM Security tab.
- Click Edit Default in the Access Permissions section.
- Add "Everyone", "Administrator", "NETWORK" and "ANONYMOUS LOGON".
- Repeat steps 12 and 13 for Launch and Activation Permissions.
- Press OK twice to go back to the main Component Settings page.
- Select My Computer | COM+ Applications.
- Right-click on EVEREST.
- Select Properties.
- Go to the Identity tab.
- Retype in the Administrator password.
Once you complete these configurations you should not see the "Application Server does not exist" anymore.