000023364 - Authentication Manager Server - Authentication services died because MicroSoft Windows Product Activation failed.

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Article Number000023364
Applies ToRSA SecurID Appliance 2.0
Authentication Manager Server 6.1
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server
According to MicroSoft there is no unifying root cause or fix. Therefore there is no KB article on this.
IssueAuthentication Manager Server - Authentication services died because MicroSoft Windows Product Activation failed.
Authentication failures occurred when services were killed due to a MicroSoft failure. Error reported in the system application event log: Source Windows Product Activation "An error occurred while the wizard was checking the current
Windows product license. Error Code: 8: 0x800705af".
CauseFor some background on this error;
ResolutionRSA recommends no action be taken at this time since this is a one time occurrence and MicroSoft has no KB article describing this, or fix available. If found to be a recurring incident, fixes described in the link could be considered.
An RSA Engineering bug has been opened, id 41252. RSA Engineering will open a case with MicroSoft for tracking purposes.
Legacy Article IDa31638