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2531860 - Failed to initialize data source manager - FC


When users try to connect to FC with the windows client, they cannot see the list of datasources. They receive the following error message :

"Failed to initialize data source manager : Access to the data source manager on machine XXXX is denied. Please, check the DCOM configuration.


It is still possible to connect to the Web client.



  • SAP  Financial Consolidation (FC) 10.0
  • SAP  Financial Consolidation (FC) 10.1


SAP Financial Consolidation 10.0 ; SAP Financial Consolidation 10.1


DCOM, access denied, data source, FC , KBA , EPM-BFC-PSI , Performance, Stability, Installation , Problem

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