[KBA-01244] "Invalid URL Scheme in the Directory Configuration File" error when modifying a license - Security Center 5.2 - 5.7

series
Security Center 5.2 - 5.7
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2013-11-19

[KBA-01244] "Invalid URL scheme in the Directory configuration file" error when modifying a license

This article explains the Invalid URL scheme in the Directory configuration file error message that might be displayed when modifying the license in the Directory Manager role.

Applies to: Security Center 5.2 - 5.7

Symptoms

The following message is displayed when you click Modify license for all servers in the Directory servers tab of the Directory Manager role in Config Tool:

Invalid URL scheme in the Directory configuration file.

Cause

This error message is displayed because the Security Center license web activation link is missing from the licence.gconfig file.

Workaround

To fix this issue:
  1. Stop all Security Center services.
  2. Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Genetec Security Center 5.x\ConfigurationFiles.
  3. Back up the license.gconfig file by creating a copy of it.
  4. Open the license.gconfig file using Notepad.
  5. After the <configuration> tag, insert the following line of code:
    <Licensing WebActivationUrl="http://SCWebActivation.genetec.com:8733/LicenseServices/SecurityCenterLicenseService"

  6. Save and close the file.
  7. Start the Security Center services.

    In Config Tool, you should be able to modify the license now.