Error Code details
Severity: Error 
Component: Cluster Server 
Connection to namespace %s failed [%s, 0x%s]

You might encounter this message when an Internet Information Services (IIS) resource enters the UNKNOWN state. The corresponding service group might fail to come online.

This error occurs when the WMI connection to a namespace fails.


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Solution 1 Vote: [Useful] [Not useful]
Last Modified: 2012-07-17 21:12:40 PST
Platform: Windows Server 2003 (x86-64), Windows Server 2003 (IA-64), Windows Server 2003 (x86-32), Windows Server 2008 (x86-64), Windows Server 2008 (IA-64), Windows Server 2008 (x86-32), Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Release: 5.1SP1

You may attempt any of the following approaches to resolve this issue:

  • Try using third-party tools to connect to the WMI namespace_name that was specified in the error message. Typical namespace_name values are:

    root\\MicrosoftIISv2 for Windows Server 2003

    root\\WebAdministration for Windows Server 2008 or later
  • Identify the description for the Windows error code that appears in the message, and attempt to work around that issue.


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