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The EnvironmentManager singleton object in the ServerLogger.GetServerEnvironment method is not instantiated following the documentation.

Last Published: June 22, 2017 ArcGIS GIS Server
Bug ID Number BUG-000102447
SubmittedJanuary 26, 2017
Last ModifiedJuly 28, 2020
Applies toArcGIS GIS Server
Version found10.2.1
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System VersionN/A
Version Fixed10.5.1

Additional Information

The issue is not reproducible using our own programs and no code has been submitted that does reproduce the issue. Additional steps have been requested to reproduce the issue, but no further steps are available. If additional steps to reproduce the problem can be provided then the issue can be re-evaluated.


Several ArcGIS GIS Server 10.6.1 users experienced "System.InvalidCastException: Unable to cast object of type 'System.__ComObject' to type 'ESRI.ArcGIS.esriSystem.EnvironmentManagerClass'." exception thrown at IEnvironmentManager environmentManager = new EnvironmentManager() as IEnvironmentManager;To fix the above exception, instantiate EnvironmentManager as singleton as the code below:Type t = Type.GetTypeFromProgID("esriSystem.EnvironmentManager");System.Object obj = Activator.CreateInstance(t);IEnvironmentManager pEnvMgr = obj as IEnvironmentManager;

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000102447


  • ArcGIS GIS Server

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