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Need MOMBIDldr.dll for Service using .EnterpriseManagement.OperationsManager .dlls? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Background:

    I have a console application which queries our SCOM 2007 R2 server for active Alerts. It checks for new Alerts every 15 minutes and works fine.

    Need:

    I need to convert this console application to a Windows Service and have done so using virtually the same code, access logic and the EnterpriseManagement.OperationsManager libraries. 

    Problem:

    When I install the Service it never executes the Alert checking and I get a 'Bid' warning in the Event logs: System.DllNotFoundException: Unable to load DLL 'MOMBIDldr.dll': The specified module could not be found. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007007E)
       at Bid.internalInitialize().

    I have a copy of the MOMBIDldr.dll which I have tried to add to my project, but when adding, I receive the error: "A reference to '...MOMBIDldr.dll' could not be added. Please make sure that the file is accessible, and that it is a valid assembly or COM component." I have confirmed its accessability

    Question:

    How can I get my SCOM Alert checker console application to work as a Windows Service when the MOMBIDldr library is required, but I cannot add it? Why is MOMBIDldr library required for a Windows Service but not a console application?

    If my question cannot be answered on this forum, please direct me to a specific location where I can get an answer.

    Thanks.

    Monday, July 27, 2015 3:27 PM