Error: Could not start the Geoprocessing Server Service
When trying to start the GeoProcessing service form the services window you get:
Could not start the Geoprocessing Server Service (esri_gpsvr) service on \\machine_name.
Error 2140: An internal Windows NT error occurred.
Two possible causes:
· The Installation process did not create the needed files and directories
· The permissions on files and folders used by the geoprocessing service are too restrictive.
Solution or Workaround
- Make sure the following directories exist under the arcexe80\gpserver directory:
If these directories do not exist, create them using Windows Explorer, or with the MKDIR command from a DOS prompt.
- Make sure all users who need to use the service have full access to the