Out-of-Office Manager version 5.x
Out-of-Office Manager version 6.x
Out-of-Office Manager version 7.x
This article describes the symptoms and cause of an unexpected error that may occur when trying to start the Out-of-Office Manager Service from Out-of-Office Manager. This article also describes the resolution for this issue.
An unexpected error occurs when trying to start the Out-of-Office Manager Service from Out-of-Office Manager:
Exception #1 (System.InvalidOperationException): Cannot open SYMPREXOOM service on computer '.'.
at System.ServiceProcess.ServiceController.GetServiceHandle(Int32 desiredAccess)
at System.ServiceProcess.ServiceController.Start(String args)
at #XZ.#p4d.#gce(Object , DoWorkEventArgs )
Exception #2 (System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception): Access is denied
The user who is running Out-of-Office Manager is a regular domain user and therefore does not have permission to start, stop or otherwise configure services.
Logon to Windows as a domain administrator when configuring the Out-of-Office Manager Service in Out-of-Office Manager.
This is a known issue.