LDK ADMIN API – Zone Alarm may interfere with DNS

Scenario:

Win 7 machine with latest Zone Alarm firewall and Anti-virus installed


Using LDK 6.4 ADMIN API: sntl_admin_context_new
localhost and port 1947
sntl_admin_get
Retrieve All Key data


Error 6002 SNTL_ADMIN_LM_NOT_FOUND


In few cases it’s observed that Zone Alarm is interfering with DNS.


Solution:


Use 127.0.0.1


Or edit file C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts  adding (or uncomment) row
127.0.0.1 localhost