Unable To Start The HyperionFDMAppPool, Error Message: "A failure was encountered while launching the process serving the application pool 'The HyperionFDM Application Pool' (Doc ID 1268871.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2013

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management - Version 9.3.1.0.00 to 11.1.2.0.00 [Release 9.3 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to connect to the FDM application using the Web Client, the end user is receiving  a "Service Unavailable" error screen.

Currently within Internet Information Services the HyperionFDMAppPool is in a stopped state. When attempting to start the application pool the following message is returned in the windows event log:

"A failure was encountered while launching the process serving the application pool "The HyperionFDM Application Pool". The application pool has been disabled."


This could be tested by applying these steps:
a) Logon to the FDM Web Server.
b) Launch Internet Information Services within the Administrative Tools => (Choose Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services.)
c) Expand the Server.
d) Expand the Application Pools folder.
e) Right-Click on the HyperionFDMAppPool service and check if it is running. If it is NOT running press "Start".

Then, the HyperionFDMAppPool service could not be started and from the event viewer, could see this error:

Cause

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