EventID 1015 – MsiInstaller – Failed to connect to server and Sharepoint 2013

This warning was generated in hundrets on our production server however did not apperar to have a negative influence on the server’s function.

Log Name: Application
Source: MsiInstaller
Date: 28.7.2014 0:52:43
Event ID: 1015
Task Category: None
Level: Warning
Keywords: Classic
User: TEST\farmAdminAccount
Computer: S7022AP4201.test
Failed to connect to server. Error: 0x80070005

This is how you can get rid of that repeated event:

1. Add the farm account to the host’s local administrator group.
2. Restart the SharePoint 2010 Timer service.
3. Remove the farm account from the host’s local administrator group.
4. Run the farm’s product Version Job.
5. Check the host’s Application Log.



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