Windows service not starting with 7.3 (Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012)

There is a known issue on some installations of Yellowfin 7.3

This issues however is easily resolved:

Using the administrator command prompt - navigate to [yellowfin]/appserver/bin

1. remove the yellowfin service.

        service remove yellowfin

2. re-add the service

        service install yellowfin

3. start the service

        service start yellowfin

once started, you can confirm if the service is running by checking 


if this page returns, try logging in

This issue is due to security changes within Windows - we hope to have this resolved in a future Yellowfin version.

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