Solved

Windows Remote Management Service Fails to Start (error 1079)

Posted on 2013-06-20
14
2,974 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-16
When I try to start the WinRm service, I receive the following error:

"Windows could not start the Windows Remote Management (WS-Management) service on Local Computer.

Error 1079: The account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other services running in the same process."

The logon account is 'Local Service.' Can anyone tell me what other services run in the same process as WinRm? Or if the logon account is incorrect? Every article I've been able to find about 1079 is related to an incorrect logon account, but as far as I can tell, Local Service is correct.

Can anyone shed some light on this?
0
Comment
Question by:linksrus
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
14 Comments
 
LVL 16

Accepted Solution

by:
cantoris earned 500 total points
ID: 39265118
Mine runs under "Network Service".
Which OS is this?
1
 

Author Comment

by:linksrus
ID: 39266245
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Resolved.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:cantoris
ID: 39265684
What did you do?
0
PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

 

Author Comment

by:linksrus
ID: 39265705
WinRm does run as Network Service.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:cantoris
ID: 39265715
So you mean you followed my suggestion?
0
 

Author Comment

by:linksrus
ID: 39265780
Yes. Switching it to Network Service did the trick.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:cantoris
ID: 39266246
So in that case you're supposed to close the call and award points if I provided the solution rather than delete it!
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:cantoris
ID: 39266267
Thank you.
Glad it was something straightforward :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:linksrus
ID: 39266269
That's kinda why I tried to delete it. Didn't think it was a complex enough problem to be of any real consequence. But I guess it's possible someone else will have the same issue.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:shilocraig
ID: 40444748
How do I finish this problem with my remote desktop access

your computer can't connect to the remote compuer because the remote gateway serve address is unreachable or
incorrect
0
 

Expert Comment

by:shilocraig
ID: 40444750
getting this error message:

windows could not start the remote desktop services on local computer

error 1079: the account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other services

running in the same process.

How to fix IT?
0
 

Expert Comment

by:shilocraig
ID: 40444755
I am working from a HP G71-34ous notebook, have a VPS that i am unable to connect to.

Getting this message when I try to connect to my VPS:

your computer can't connect to the remote computer because the Remote desktop Gateway is Temporarily unavailable.
Try reconnecting later or contact your network administrator for assistance.
0

Featured Post

Simplifying Server Workload Migrations

This use case outlines the migration challenges that organizations face and how the Acronis AnyData Engine supports physical-to-physical (P2P), physical-to-virtual (P2V), virtual to physical (V2P), and cross-virtual (V2V) migration scenarios to address these challenges.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Iphone getting millions of invitations 9 88
What is hoipcy.exe 11 37
MIgrating Office Settings 2010>365 4 34
How to logoff user form a Win 7 client per command remote? 21 53
Preface Having the need * to contact many different companies with different infrastructures * do remote maintenance in their network required us to implement a more flexible routing solution. As RAS, PPTP, L2TP and VPN Client connections are no…
by Nathan Brom/Bromy2004 Introduction There are numerous websites out there for any different type of program you can imagine.  Of those, you'll need to decide which ones are legitimate and aren't trying to steal your money or infect your comput…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
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…

770 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