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2273061 - Error "The ... service could not be started" when starting VDS server as a Microsoft Windows service


  • Your VDS server is configured to run as a Microsoft Windows service. This is set in Server properties > General > NT Service.
  • When starting the VDS server, following error happens:

    ----------- Starting server -----------
    Failed starting server:
    The <your defined service name> service could not be started.

    The service did not report an error.

    More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3534.

    The <your defined service name> service is starting.
  • The relevant service status is Stopped in Windows Control Panel > Services.



  • SAP NetWeaver Identity Management 7.2 Virtual Directory Server
  • SAP Identity Management 8.0 Virtual Directory Server


SAP Identity Management 8.0 ; SAP NetWeaver Identity Management 7.2


IdM, VDS server stopped, NT, Server, Operation logs , KBA , BC-IAM-IDM , Identity Management , Problem

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