GENERAL ERROR: While attempting to install Veritas NetBackup (tm) 6.0 on Windows NT4, the installation fails with the error message, "The procedure entry point ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorA could not be located in dynamic link library ADVAPI32.dll".

Article:TECH48833  |  Created: 2007-01-31  |  Updated: 2007-01-31  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH48833
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GENERAL ERROR: While attempting to install Veritas NetBackup (tm) 6.0 on Windows NT4, the installation fails with the error message, "The procedure entry point ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorA could not be located in dynamic link library ADVAPI32.dll".

Solution



Overview: While attempting to install NetBackup 6.0 on a Windows NT4 server, the installation fails with the error message similar to the following:

bpinetd.exe - Entry Point Not Found
The procedure entry point ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorA could not be located in the dynamic link library ADVAPI32.dll

Troubleshooting: N/A

Log Files:  N/A

Resolution:
As outlined in the Veritas NetBackup 6.0 Operating System Compatibility List, in NetBackup 6.0, Windows NT4 is no longer a supported platform.  The server either needs to be upgraded to a supported version of Windows, or leave the existing version of NetBackup installed.  Please refer to the compatibility guide, found below, in the Related Documents section for more information on what operating system versions are supported.  



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284776


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH48833


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