Cannot install vCenter converter – Error 29454

This error occured when I tried to install vCenter Converter on a vCenter Server 4.1 (Build 259021)

To resolve this error check the vpxd.log located in
%allusersprofile%\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\Logs
and search for “failed to add LDAP entry”.
Copy the CN Name you find there.

In my case this was

CN=E827792B-DF1D-41A9-9E8D-B3C06A87A7D3,
OU=ComponentSpecs,OU=Health,dc=virtualcenter,dc=vmware,dc=int

Now open up ADSI-Edit an connect to the localhost (Port 389) chose “Connection Point” and enter

dc=virtualcenter,dc=vmware,dc=int

Click OK

Expand “OU=Health” and rightclick “OU=ComponentSpecs” – select “New”-> “Object”. Select “container” and OK.
Enter the CN-Name you copied before.
Should look like this afterwards:

Now run the installation again.

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