FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions : FP2002: Error Message: Could Not Initialize Role Upgrading Server Extensions

March 14, 2009 / Dedicated Server Hosting vps hosting

Normally the errors occur when upgrade is done on a backup domain controller or restrictions of creation of local groups. When extending a site, extensions create admin group and automatically adds user accounts to administer site. In this case, server doesn’t allow creation of local groups and hence error message is seen. Prevent FrontPage Server Extensions from creation and use of local groups to access websites.

Following steps need to be implemented :

  • One Windows Start Menu, Click on Run
  • In Open Box, type Regedt32.exe and click OK
  • Select subkey : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\All Ports
  • On Edit Menu, Click Add Value
  • In Value, type NoMachineGroups in Data Type box type REG_SZ
  • Click on OK
  • In String Dialog box, type 1 and click OK
  • In Registry menu, Click Exit