SAP Business One installer fails with error: Error: -2147024891 connecting to TaskCentre server

Symptom

When trying to register the SAP B1 Agent with the TaskCentre Server, (from the tools for SAP B1 installer), it fails with the following error:

Error: -2147024891 connecting to TaskCentre server

Cause

The Windows users account being used to run the  tools for SAP B1 installer does not have sufficient permissions to the TaskCentre client components. (The error code -2147024891 is a Windows error code meaning ‘Access denied’.)

Resolution

Ensure that the  tools for SAP B1 installer has sufficient permissions by right-clicking on the setup file and selecting “Run as Administrator”.

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