During the upgrade of vCenter I have faced the exact error that is documented in KB#2013675. The error was as follow:
Error 28035. Setup failed to copy LDIFDE.EXE from System folder to ‘%windir%\ADAM’ folder
Below is an actual screenshot of the error:
Further, in the vminst.log file, we found the following error:
- Unable to copy c:/Windows/ADAM/LDIFDE.EXE to C:/Windows/ADAM/LDIFDE.EXE
If you have read KB#2013675, then you will notice the above errors are an exact match of the errors documented in that KB. If so why, I am creating this post if a KB is out there that include the solution, because that solution alone which is shown below did not resolve my issue:
——- KB#2013675 Solution Start —-
- Open the Server Manager for the server and click Add Role.
- Select the Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services option.
——- KB#2013675 Solution End —-
If the above solution does not work for you, just like was the case in our situation, then try the below solution after you apply the solution documented in the KB.… Read More