Cannot open Service Control Manager on computer ‘ComputerName’.
You may receive a Yes or No message box with the proceeding message when removing a service agent.
The Service Agent computer ‘ComputerName’ could not be contacted because of the following error: Cannot open Service Control Manager on computer ‘ComputerName’. This operation might required other privileges. Do you still want to remove the Service Agent computer from the database? If you choose yes, the agent will be removed; however, the Service Agent will need to be uninstall mannaully from the Agent Computer.
- If you select ‘Yes’ the agent is removed, but is only removed from the Active Administrator Server Management application and not from the target computer. This makes the agent on the target computer an orphaned agent.
- If you select ‘No’ the operation is canceled and the agent is not removed from either Active Administrator Server Management application or the target server.