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2034322 - FC: Impossible to connect to the web and Windows client using external authentification


When trying to connect via the web client, the following message appears:

  • Error: HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component.

Systemically after this message, when trying to connect to the Windows client, the following message appears:

  • Error: Could not start the application.

Starting the data source and the application servers does not solve the problem.



  • SAP Financial Consolidation (FC) 10.0.
  • SAP Information Platform Services (IPS) 4.0 / 4.1
  • SAP Business Intelligence (BI) 4.0 / 4.1


SAP Financial Consolidation 10.0


Serveur, Connecter,Connect, Lourd, Leger, Lancer, Démarrer, Web, External, Authentification. , KBA , best practices , 3rd party tools config and system admin , EPM-BFC-PSI , Performance, Stability, Installation , Problem

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