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Was you SQL 2005 (gratis) empty ? It's possibly the cause of the crash.
Perhaps download again the installation package from mcafee.com ?
(you install pack could be corrupted)
Anyway, you can resarch on your disks if some mcafee files or, i think it's mainly possible : SQL files?
The snap could be unefficiant with this SQL which is a **** to uninstall.
Thanks Pitch:) Unfortunately neither solution is the cause:( Everything installs OK and even after the dependency errors appear, I can still get a successful test connection to the SQL database from ePO4.
As I said, everything installs OK - the first update of the repository from NAIHTTP downloads and installs OK...all the policy settings I create work OK and the group creation and domain sync works properly. The dependency initialisation errors occur after:
Installation of SQL 2005 SP3 OR
Adding McAfee Agent 4 to the repository OR
Rebooting the server for the first time after Installation and setup of ePO4
Am getting bald patches tearing my hair out over this one<G>
One of our customers is having the same problem, he hasn't changed IP nor name of ePO/SQL server and he is getting the same error messages.
- scp - Dependency RepositoryMgmt had initialization error
- aramid - Dependency RepositoryMgmt had initialization error
- EPOAGENTMETA - Dependency RepositoryMgmt had initialization error
- RepositoryMgmt - Master repository key corrupt
As we are also getting the "Master repository key corrupt" message it seems like the whole repository is corrupt.
We can always try to rebuild ePO's repository but we will have to check again all the software...
Thanks Ulyses31..I will let the mcafee tech, who is now dealing with my case, know about this.
We have rebuilt the repository but no luck :(
Now the customer is telling me that the ePO server is also their DC so as McAfee says not installing ePO on a DC I suppose the problem can come go tis way
Oh dear...not on a DC:( I hope the customer has another server they can add to their network to use as an ePO server.
I was advised, by McAfee tech support to to rebuild my sick server via kc.mcafee.com using KB51438.
I will try this tomorrow, but I doubt it will solve the problem, as I have reinstalled (clean installs) and installed on a brand new server ( fully installed and configured and completely error free and yet the problem still occurs after a certain time...ie either after rebooting the new server for the first time or installing sql2005 sp3.
We had this problem recently. It turned out that the path to our repository had changed.
The repository should be in C:\Program Files\Mcafee\ePolicy Orchestrator\server\extensions\installed\RepositoryMgmt but for some very strange reason ours was now within a sub directory of the RespositoryMgmt called RepositoryMgmt ie. C:\Program Files\Mcafee\ePolicy Orchestrator\server\extensions\installed\RepositoryMgmt\RepositoryMgmt
We just copied the contents of that directory back up one level and then everything worked again.
It definitely was not any of my colleges or myself that did this.
Hope this helps some sad admins out.