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VSTS: Exception ?Requested registry access is not allowed? is displayed when you attempt to expand the Requirements node.
Version: Build 8.1.488 of CaliberRM for Team
The CaliberRM web service running on the application server is
trying to write to the Event log. The Microsoft .NET
documentation states that you need to create an Event Source before
attempting to write to the Event Log. Creating an Event
Source writes to the registry but the TFSSERVICE user does not have
sufficient rights to create the Event Source.
To resolve this problem, you need to create the Event Source
manually. Please log in as an Administrator on the TFS
machine. Attached to this article is a .NET program that will
create the necessary Event Source. Download the attachment
and run it from a console window. For example, you should see
the following output if the Event Source is successfully
Creating Source: CaliberRM Integration Service
Source created successfully
Once you have successfully created the Event Source, you will
have the following key in your registry.
Please try expanding the Requirements node again. You may
need to logout and login back in to your Visual Studio client in
order to expand the tree.
This issue will be resolved in a future version of the
Please be aware that this error condition is usually followed by
a Database error. This is a new problem and you should follow
the instructions in the KB article entitled ?VSTS: Exception
?Database ?CaliberRM? already exists? or an error with regards to
the lack of permissions to create a database is encountered.?