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Access to the path 'C:\Inetpub\catalog.wci' is denied

Created by Michael Almadova, last modified by Michael Almadova on Dec 08, 2016

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Configuration Wizard fails with the error below:

Access to the path 'C:\Inetpub\catalog.wci' is denied.



All NPM versions


Network Service permissions are missing.


  1. Right click on InetPub folder.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Click Security tab.
  4. Add the Network Service permission.
  5. In NPM 12 this Network Service permission should be applied to C:\inetpub\SolarWinds\web.config


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