Adding a Citrix Xen server to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 2901


Adding a Citrix Xen server 6.0 computer as a host in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with the following error:

Error (2901)
The operation did not complete successfully because of a parameter or call sequence that is not valid.

Recommended Action
Ensure that the parameters are valid, and then try the operation again.


This can occur in either of the situations below:

1. The certificate name does not match the name you are using in the wizard.

2. You need to disable automatic creation of Logical networks and Virtual networks.


If the certificate name matches the name you are using in the wizard, turn off the automatic creation of Local network and Virtual networks in the Virtual Machine Manager console. To do this, navigate to Settings and select General, then double-click on network settings. Uncheck the following boxes:

  • Create logical networks automatically
  • Create virtual networks automatically
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Article ID: 2679668 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 20:22:00 - Revision: 5.0

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