djciaro
Expert
Expert

unable to start vCenter converter standalone server

service does not start:

error: Windows could not start the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone server service on local computer. Error 1067: The process terminated unexpectedly.

Server is Windows server 2008 SP1

Locale are set to US English

see excerpt from converter log.

error: invalid server locale specified

any ideas.  I have already gone through:

KB 2302421, 1032339, 9727453

Try install with local admin account and domain account (domain admin) , same results

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vmroyale
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POCEH
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VMware Employee

Do you use English Windows or some other localized version?

djciaro
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The server was installed in english with the regional settings set to Luxembourg.

This was later changed to US english .

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POCEH
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Could you upload crash dump file?

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djciaro
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I am going to close this question, after installing a fresh windows server  everything worked fine.

I will scrap the template and install fresh

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