Error Code 0000C800 is generated when connecting to the App-V Management Console

When connecting to the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V or SoftGrid) Management Web Service from the App-V Management Console, you receive the following error message:

Unexpected error occurred.
Please report the following error code to your system administrator.
Error code: 0000C800
This can occur if TCP/IP is disabled in SQL Server Configuration Manager under SQL Server Network Configurationon the App-V Database SQL Server.
On the SQL Server where the App-V Database resides, launch SQL Server Configuration Manager, navigate and expand the SQL Server Network Configuration node and enable the TCP/IP protocol on the SQL instance that hosts the App-V Database.


On a default install of SQL there will be a Protocols for MSSQLSERVER listed under SQL Server Network Configuration. Highlight Protocols for MSSQLSERVER, right click on TCP/IP in the right hand pane and choose Enable from the Context Menu.
Other articles related to this specific App-V SQL Server connectivity error are below:

930565 Error message when you connect to the App-V (SoftGrid) Management Web Service from the App-V (SoftGrid) Management Console: "Error code: 0000C800" -;EN-US;930565

SoftGrid Management Console Intermittently Crashes With 0000C800 or 0000C81D Errors -

App-V 4.5 Remote Console Configuration Guide -

keywords: JFB 0000C800 SQL App-V SoftGrid App V AppV SQL Server Configuration Manager TCP/IP Overlooked setting
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Article ID: 2663873 - Last Review: 01/16/2012 18:35:00 - Revision: 4.0

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