From time to time, we get some users with the following exception when they try to contact a WSUS server from the EminentWare Console:
Source: Data Grid Server (THEDUDE)
Details: Worker Process PID: 31337 Start Time: 12/20/2012 1:23:45 PM Exception Time: 12/20/2012 1:23:56 PM
Exception occurred at 12/20/2012 1:23:56 PM: Access is denied
The type initializer for 'Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.UtilConstants' threw an exception.
The type initializer for 'Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.Constants' threw an exception.
WSUSConnection::Unable to connect to the WSUS Server (WSUSDUDE) using the account: THEBIG\Lebowski
The type initializer for 'Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.Constants' threw an exception.The type initializer for 'Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.UtilConstants' threw an exception.
This may be related to a registry key permission on the EminentWare server.
Check the permissions on the EminentWare Sever for the following registry key:
If the permissions on the Setup key doesn’t allow the local ‘Users’ group to have Read access, then please add and retry. This almost always fixes the issue.