CloudStack Hyper-V agentshell installer crashes


Attempting to install the Hyper-V AgentShell on Hyper-V 2012 r2 per the instructions at:

The installer simply crashes with the error 'unknown software exception (0xe0434352) occurred in the application at location 0x541b8384'

I also tried using the Jenkins CI build from

When i run the AgentShell --install command, i get a crash dialog:

unkown software exception (0xe0434352)

asked on Server Fault May 4, 2015 by benh57

1 Answer


This was solved, oddly, by running 'uninstall' before running install.

AgentShell.exe --uninstall

followed by:

AgentShell.exe --install

.. no crash!

answered on Server Fault May 20, 2015 by benh57

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