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1930857 - CMS does not start after applying BI 4.1 patch


Central Management Server does not start after applying BI 4.1 patch on top of BI 4.0 SP05 patch 12

Following Errors are captured in the Install logs,

  • ERROR: An unexpected internal error occurred. The CMS failed to start: CreateProcess error=14001, The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail. (FWM 23026)

Following error is also captured in Event Viewer's Application log.

  • Activation context generation failed for "E:\APPS\BI4\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\win64_x64\SvcMgr.exe". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.CRT,processorArchitecture="amd64",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50727.6195" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1
  • Windows Server


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


BI4.1, CMS, Activation context generation failed , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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