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The Application Discovery and Load Balancer Service is not running in this farm (SharePoint Foundation 2010)

 

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-10-19

Rule Name:  The Application Discovery and Load Balancer Service is not running in this farm.

Summary:  The Application Discovery and Load Balancer service provides information about the topology of the farm to users who are using services offered by the farm. Users can use this information to perform load balancing. The Application Discovery and Load Balancer Service should be running on at least one server in the farm.

Cause: The Application Discovery and Load Balancer service is stopped.

Resolution: Start the Application Discovery and Load Balancer service on at least one server in the farm.
  1. Verify that you meet the following minimum requirements: You are a member of the SharePoint_Shell_Access role on the configuration database and a member of the WSS_ADMIN_WPG local group on the computer where SharePoint 2010 Products is installed.

  2. On the Start menu, click All Programs, click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products, and then click SharePoint 2010 Management Shell.

  3. At the Windows PowerShell command prompt, type the following command:

    Get-SPServiceInstance -ALL

    For more information, see Get-SPServiceInstance.

  4. Find the GUID of the Application Discovery and Load Balancer service.

  5. Type the following command:

    Start-SPServiceInstance [-Identity]

    Where [-Identity] is the GUID for the Application Discovery and Load Balancer service. For more information, see Start-SPServiceInstance.

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