Error 503 Service Unavailable when accessing GMME from a server where Terminal Server is also used. 

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    Details

    Error 503 Service Unavailable when accessing GMME from a server where Terminal Server is also used.  The Windows Event Viewer will log the following error when this occurs.  The Module DLL C:\Windows\System32\RpcProxy.dll failed to load. The data is the error


    Resolution

     

    Edit the Applicationhost.config file; this only applies to Windows server 2008 running IIS 7 or 7.5

    1. Open the applicationHost.config file located %windir%\system32\inetsrv\config\.

    2. In theglobalModules section find the following line:

    <add name="PasswordExpiryModule" image="C:\Windows\system32\RpcProxy\RpcProxy.dll" />

    3. Change it to look like the following:

    <add name="PasswordExpiryModule" image="C:\Windows\system32\RpcProxy\RpcProxy.dll" preCondition="integratedMode,runtimeVersionv2.0,bitness64"/>

    4. Close the file and save when prompted.

    5. Restart IIS or the server.