The SQL Server System Configuration Checker cannot be executed due to WMI configuration on the machine machinename error:2147942405(0x80070005).

Issue

Unable to install the SQL Server with I/NET. Error shows:

The SQL Server System Configuration Checker cannot be executed due to WMI configuration on the machine "machinename" error:2147942405(0x80070005).

Product Line

TAC I/NET

Environment

I/NET Seven

Cause

Some security settings have been changed under DCOM. If local launch and local activation properties are set to 'Not Defined,' the installation will fail.

Resolution

  1. Open Administrative Tools > Local Security Policies
  2. Find Local Policies > Security Options > 'DCOM: Machine Launch Restriction in Security Descriptor Definition Language(SDDL)'
  3. Set the System user 'Local Launch' and 'Local Activation' to ALLOW.