Why do I get a General Access Denied Error in my Application?

Why do I get a General Access Denied Error in my Application?

You might see an error similar to the following in the Application event log or error log file for your local application installation.

“Exception occurred in Active Directory: General access denied error”

This usually indicates a permissions error when trying to perform an Active Directory operation like an account unlock, password reset or attribute update. Check out the articles below to ensure your application service account has the proper permissions on the account(s) it’s trying to change.


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