Resolve Exponare Licensing Error: "Error initializing MapInfo Licensing Component"

Products affected:, Exponare™

Issue

Upon starting Exponare Workspace Manager, an error is thrown:
"Licensing Error: Error initializing MapInfo Licensing Component.
There was no endpoint listening at
net.pipe://localhost/MILicensingService/MILicensingService/namedpipe/thatcouldaccept the message.
This is often caused by an incorrect address or SOAP action. See InnerException, if present, for more details.."


milicensing

Cause

Exponare "MILicensingService" failed to start during Workspace Manager start-up because the relevant service was stopped.

Resolution

UPDATED: September 19, 2017
To resolve this issue:
1. Go to Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services -> MILicensingService
2. Double click MILicensingService
3. Click on Start, set to "automatic"  and then click OK through the dialogs.