Error: Ensure that Vista Server is started when trying to log into TAC Vista Workstation. The server is started.

Issue

Error states: "Ensure that Vista Server is started" when trying to log into TAC Vista Workstation. The server is started.

Product Line

TAC Vista

Environment

TAC Vista Workstation 4.2.5, 4.3.0-4.5.0, 5.0.0 and higher

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

Cause

Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 has security changes/upgrades from previous service packs.  This affects the DCOM permissions that Vista Server relies on. a variety of other reason could result in an error in DCOM parameters in later operating systems.

Resolution

Vista 4.2.5

  • Apply settings described in this TPI to get TAC Vista to work properly.

Vista 4.3.0-4.5.0

  • Apply settings described in this TPI to get TAC Vista to work properly.

Vista 5.0.0 and higher