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Data Sharing Service crashes on Windows Server 2016 - Event ID 7023

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While troubleshooting an issue recently on a Windows Server 2016 system, I noticed errors on the System event log about the Data Sharing Service crashing.


Searching online for more information about this service and why it might be failing, I came across a lot of people describing similar problems, but the only explanation and solution I found came from this December blog post by Microsoft Japan.    Google translate did a great job making the post understandable to me, but since the information doesn't seem to have been widely publicized I thought I'd share it here to help get the word out.

The Data Sharing Service fails due to a resource conflict with another service included in Server 2016, the User Access Logging Service.  Either one of these services alone will run without issue, but if one is already running and you try to start the other, it will fail.

According to an update to the blog post, Microsoft plans to resolve the issue in a future update to Server 2016, but …