Resolve "The openship service is not responding" when shipping FedEx Server in SendSuite Live

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Products affected: SendSuite® Live

Issue

When rating or shipping a package using any FedEx Server (FSMS) service, the error message "The openship service is not responding" is displayed.

Cause

The Fedex OpenShip Windows service is stopped. 

Resolution

On the FedEx Ship Manager Server (FSMS) application server, perform the following steps:
  1. Select the Windows Start button.
  2. In the search box, type services.msc.
  3. Select services.msc.
  4. Scroll down to locate FedEx OpenShip Service.
  5. Right-click on FedEx OpenShip Service and select Start or Restart.
  6. Make sure that all other FedEx services have a status of Started.
  7. Close the Services window.
If the issue is not resolved, contact software support.

UPDATED: May 30, 2017