Sunday, November 29, 2015

Active Directory Topology Diagrammer Error

I'm running Windows 10 with Visio 2016 (both x64 builds).  I needed to draw out the topology from a customers Active Directory domain however when attempting to draw the topology using the free Microsoft tool I received the following error message:

Could not open the Visio Stencil !!!
ADTD can not continue with the drawing.
The current drawing will be canceled !

To resolve this issue, in Visio click File --> Options.
Open the "Trust Center" then click "Trust Center Settings".

Untick all Open and Save boxes as shown below:

After making this change the topology should generate without issues: