Event icon · error

This Error event is part of Automation Workshop Service events.

Event ID · 2499

"Failed to start Service in console mode"


The error message indicates that Automation Workshop has failed to start its Service in console mode. This error is neither shown in Automation Workshop Manager, nor recorded in Service log file. The error message appears only in Windows event log.

The console mode of Automation Workshop Service runs under SYSTEM user account. If a user has no permissions to run or install Windows Services, Automation Workshop Service will not be started in console mode.


Verify whether the user that tries to run Automation Workshop Service in console mode has necessary access rights to Windows System user account.

Alternatively, run Automation Workshop Service as Windows Service. If necessary, contact the system administrator to inquire about security policies and group permissions.

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