TMG Firewall Services Do Not Start when Installed in Workgroup Array

“Consider the following scenario:

  • You create an array of servers that are running Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (FTMG) 2010.
  • The server array is in a workgroup.
  • You restart the servers in the array.

In this scenario, the FTMG 2010 services may not start automatically as expected. One or more of the following messages may be logged in the System log in Event Viewer:

Event Type: Error
Event ID: 7022
Description:
The Microsoft Forefront TMG Control service hung on starting.

Event Type: Error
Event ID: 7001
Description:
The Microsoft Forefront TMG Firewall service depends on the Microsoft Forefront TMG Control service which failed to start because of the following error:
After starting, the service hung in a start-pending state

Event Type: Error
Event ID: 7001
Description:
The Microsoft Forefront TMG Managed Control service depends on the Microsoft Forefront TMG Control service which failed to start because of the following error:
After starting, the service hung in a start-pending state.

Event Type: Error
Event ID: 7001
Description:
The Microsoft Forefront TMG Job Scheduler service depends on the Microsoft Forefront TMG Control service which failed to start because of the following error:
After starting, the service hung in a start-pending state”

For an explanation and a solution, check out the KB article at:

HTH,

Deb

DEBRA LITTLEJOHN SHINDER
MVP (Enterprise Security)
“MS SECURITY”
[email protected]

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