Symantec Endpoint Protection - Server System Events: Cannot run binn\bcp.exe

Hello guys!

I have a problem with one of my SEP servers. I receive the following error from System Event Notifications (SEPM v11.06200):

 

"Message from:
                Server name: server_name
                Server IP: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
Number of system events detected: 50
System events included:
Server,
Replication,
Backup/Restore,
Errors.

See attached report for more details."

As a description in the attached file I have "Cannot run program "\\server_name\binn\bcp.exe": CreateProcess error=216, The image file %1 is valid, but is for a machine type other than the current machine" and the event type is "An unexpected exception has occurred".

Any idea?
Thank you!
r3helpdeskAsked:
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jmlambTechnical Account ManagerCommented:
Looks like the version of SQL Client Tools installed on the SEPM server doesn't match the OS/architecture it was intended to be installed on. Or you're using 2005 Tools to access a 2008 database, or 2000 Tools to access a 2005 database (etc.).

I would uninstall those Tools and reinstall using the same media that was used to install the SQL server.
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r3helpdeskAuthor Commented:
The problem was indeed the SQL Client. It has to be run locally, not from another server (see bcp.exe path)

Solution (in my case SQL 2008):

1st step was to install these two packages locally :

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Native Client and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Command Line Utilities from
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=C6C3E9EF-BA29-4A43-8D69-A2BED18FE73C&displaylang=en

2nd step was to run the Management Server Configuration Wizard again to specify the new path to the SQL Client (C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Binn)

3rd step was to check the notification status inside SEP Manager Console

Note: run a smc -stop and smc -start for the green dot to reappear
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