Article ID: 126360, created on Jul 28, 2015, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 12.0 for Windows


Plesk on source server is running with Turkish locale.

Error message when trying to start new migration:

Connection to host is not available or migration agent is not running on the source host.

The following message can be found in migration.log:

[2014-07-23 17:40:31.860|3908] Debug: ForeignMigratorCore.WinAgentIsNotRunningException ---> System.Runtime.Remoting.RemotingException: Requested Service not found

Server stack trace:
at System.Runtime.Remoting.Channels.BinaryServerFormatterSink.ProcessMessage(IServerChannelSinkStack sinkStack, IMessage requestMsg, ITransportHeaders requestHeaders, Stream requestStream, IMessage& responseMsg, ITransportHeaders& responseHeaders, Stream& responseStream)

Exception rethrown at [0]:
at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.HandleReturnMessage(IMessage reqMsg, IMessage retMsg)
at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.PrivateInvoke(MessageData& msgData, Int32 type)
at ForeignMigratorCore.ICredentialsChecker.CheckCredentials(String user, String password)
at CrossSysAgentSup.CrossSysAgent.deployScoutToWindowsHost(ConnectionParameters connParams)
— End of inner exception stack trace —
at CrossSysAgentSup.CrossSysAgent.deployScoutToWindowsHost(ConnectionParameters connParams)
at CrossSysAgentSup.CrossSysAgent.DeployScout(ConnectionParameters connParams)
at PsaMigrMng90.MigrMng90.DeployScout(ConnectionParameters connParams)
at migrmng.App.deployScout(ConnectionParameters connParams, Boolean removeConfigDir)
at migrmng.App.Main(String[] args)
[2014-07-23 17:40:31.860|3908] Debug: Saving result...
[2014-07-23 17:40:31.860|3908] Debug: migrmng exits with code 12


The issue is caused by software issue with ID PPPM-1842, it was fixed in Plesk 12 MU#11.


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