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Nov 20, 2012 8:06 AM

Unable to create 'FS' admin user: -3

Hi guys,


every time I install MVM 7.5 on my virtual 2008 R2 SP1 machine this error message pops up:

"Unable to create 'FS' admin user: -3"

This happens when the installation wizard hits "Configuring Scan Engine... Setting Credentials".

The installation completes afterwards but I can't really use the system for anything, except logging in and viewing settings.

I have set my SQL database to use mixed mode, enabled TCP and gave sa a password. There were no fails or warnings up to the FS admin user -3 message.

Also, this user is created as a Windows user automatically, the system just seems not to be able to set the credentials somewhere.


Where should I start looking?

What does -3 translate to?



Thanks for any input you might volunteer!


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