Failed to start PPM services - Error: The system cannot find the file specified. (Doc ID 1484044.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2016

Applies to:

Primavera Portfolio Management - Version 8.0 SP2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.0 SP2 version, General

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Server Down

PPM, Watchdog and Function services will not start. The following errors shows in the prosight log:

Failed to start ServicePPM Functions on local machine
System.InvalidOperationException: Cannot start service ppmFunctions on computer
The system cannot find the file specified

Failed to start ServicePPM Service on local machine
System.InvalidOperationException: Cannot start service ppmService on computer
The system cannot find the file specified

Failed to start ServiceppmWatchdog on local machine
System.InvalidOperationException: Cannot start service ppmWatchdog on computer
The system cannot find the file specified

 

Cause

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