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


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


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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