Unable to connect to http://<Fully Qualified Client Domain>/bbAppFx/... The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized

Error surfaces in Windows Event Viewer - Application Log

ASP.NET 4.0.30319.0    Warning    Web Event
Unable to connect to 'http://Domain/bbAppFx/webui/WebShellScheduledProcessService.ashx?RunAsUserId=42A219C2-0C85-448B-BA65-06C68A224C1C&databaseName=BBInfinity': The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized.

Application information:
    Application domain: /LM/W3SVC/1/Root/bbAppFx-1-129731915933351323
    Trust level: Full
    Application Virtual Path: /bbAppFx
    Application Path: D:\Program Files\Blackbaud\bbappfx\vroot\
    Machine name: SEOWS
 
Process information:
    Process ID: 4308
    Process name: w3wp.exe
    Account name: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE

401 Unauthorized message is being returned in error logs
Email may be stuck in Prepared
Role Refresh may not be working
Infinity services are running causing a bbappfx error
You receive error 401.1 when you browse a website that uses integrated authentication.

 

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This is related to IIS Authentication.  Anytime the fully qualified domain is being referenced by bbappfx in the error logs, a change to the Registry is required. Make the registry edit for the domain exception by following this Microsoft Knowledgebase Article (Backup Registry First).  More information about this is available in Microsoft Knowledgebase*:
You receive error 401.1 when you browse a Web site that uses Integrated Authentication and is hosted on IIS 5.1 or a later version
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896861

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Environment

 6.41.537, patch 11

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