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TEM Console Permissions Error

Technote (FAQ)


What causes the error in the TEM Console "unknown problem during initialization"?


This error is caused when the TEM Console does not have the needed permissions on your machine.

To run, the TEM Console needs the follow permissions for the current user on the folder C:\Program Files\BigFix Enterprise\BES Console :

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This error will usually appear when trying to run the TEM Console as a non-admin user in Windows.

In addition, this error can also be caused by running out of disk space.

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Document information

More support for: IBM BigFix family

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1505882

Modified date: 24 March 2014

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