Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Unable to connect to Logical Disk Manager service

Posted on 2009-05-06
9
Medium Priority
?
1,771 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I click the disk management in computer management and get the 'Unable to connect to Logical Disk Manager service'.

I have looked around a lot and will describe what I have done and checked:
--Checked HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\AppID to make sure 'Administrators' have access.
--Services status: DCOM Server Process Launcher=Started/Automatic
COM+ Event System=Started/Automatic
COM+ System Application=Started/Manual
Plug and Play=Started/Automatic
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)=Started/Automatic
Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator=Started/Manual

I have posted screen shots of the complete Services on the server.
cpu-mgr-1.png
cpu-mgr-2.png
cpu-mgr-3.png
0
Comment
Question by:fastrad
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 24322983
start logical disk manager administrative service
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:fastrad
ID: 24323017
Here are the results from starting logical disk manager admin service.  I tried this one already.  

Thank you for the response.  This is a strange error.  The only thing running on this computer is VMWare Server 2 and a RAID Utility program.
suggestion1.png
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 24323112
hmm
have you seen this ? check for the image to see if your services match the ones there
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=19185
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:fastrad
ID: 24323127
Yes, I have seen that one and that is when I checked both Logical Disk services and made them both automatic and restarted.  Then I moved to the Plug and Play and RPC services since those are dependencies. of so many services.
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 24323139
try to boot into safe mode and see if the problem exists there
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:fastrad
ID: 24323298
When I use Safe Mode I can access the disk manager

When I use Safe Mode with Networking I get the exact same error.

What network service can create a situation where the disk manager is either used/unavailable or disabled.  Could it be something with VMware Server?

Any ideas?

0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 24323317
did you try to turn off vmware server and access the disk management in normal mode / safe with networking ?

one more idea - try to update your NIC drivers.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:fastrad
ID: 24323605
I stopped services on the items shown on the screen shot.  It didn't help to resume connectivity to the Logical Disk Manager.  I updated the onboard Intel nic which is the only adapter in the machine and that didn't help connectivity to the Logical Disk Manager.  I even disabled the RAID utility.

That is where it stands.  Disk Management works in Safe mode only.

Since the services that needs to run is Logical Disk Manager for Disk Management are running (Plug and Play and RPC) and the dependencies of all services are running I am at a loss.

What else is there to check and troubleshoot?


ldm-depends.png
0
 
LVL 27

Accepted Solution

by:
Lukasz Chmielewski earned 1000 total points
ID: 24323677
you mentioned that safe mode with networking - it does not work, how about disabling nic while in that mode and trying to check if the service can run ?
i'm trying to determine if that is not the nic card issue ...
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many times while working on a computer regardless of any Operating System, lag and crashes seem to creep in, hindering your working speed. Sometimes, it can also cause your work to be lost unexpectedly and as a result, you are unable to meet your de…
Many admins will agree: WSUS is is a nice invention but using it on the client side when updating a newly installed computer is still time consuming as you have to do several reboots and furthermore, the procedure of installing updates, rebooting an…
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the Metro interface, bringing back the Start button a…

963 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question