EPMA Server Windows Service Does Not Start 'Service cannot be started. Hyperion.dimensionserver.Interface.Exceptions. EPMAServiceException:Cannot initialize the session Manager. ' (Doc ID 1352022.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Management - Version 11.1.2.1.000 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Feb 2016

Symptoms

Hyperion EPMA Server service does not start and displays an error "Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs" when trying to start the service . This issue occurs only in Windows 2008 server. The event viewer logs will have the following entry

Service cannot be started. Hyperion.dimensionserver.Interface.Exceptions. EPMAServiceException:Cannot initialize the session Manager.
System.Net.SocketException:No Connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 127.0.0.1:5255

Changes

This problem occurs in an IPv6 enabled server.

Cause

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