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Set the username and password for DCOM application

Is there a way to run a script against a remote machine to enter the username and password for a specific DCOM application? Locally on the server, I can open up Command Prompt, and type: dcomperm -...
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DCOM configuration: accounts with same name but different passwords problem

I'm experiencing troubles with DCOM configuration. Here is the case: I'm using some product which supports client-server interaction through DCOM, but the client won't get any access to the server if ...
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Configure DCOM on Server Core

I'm trying to configure remote access to WMI across a number of servers, however the boxes that are just running Server Core are giving me a headache. Notionally, in order to do this we need to run ...
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BizTalk/MQ - DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer xxx using any of the configured protocols

I've read the other questions on this same error, but don't see a close match to this scenario. We got 18 of these last night between 12:17:13 and 12:39:37 on Win 2008/R2. It caused us to lose ...
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change Access Permissions in Component Services > COM Security with script/api?

How do I go about changing the Access Permissions for the COM Security? I need to write new values to "Edit Limits..." and "Edit Default..."
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SQL job cannot access Microsoft Excel DCOM application. Permissions are set. What gives?

I have a SQL job that runs a VB script that uses an object provided by the Microsoft Excel DCOM application. Excel 2003 is installed and working. Both SQL Server and SQL agent run under mydomain\...
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Powershell 3.0 Enter-PSSession fails randomly, reboot solves it. DCOM error in Event Viewer on target machine

Using PowerShell's Enter-PSSession (even locally, against the local computer) fails randomly with the following message. Running Windows 2012 Standard with all updates. The error message takes a while ...
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Prevent SBS 2008 from connecting to an iomega-storage via DCOM

I have one Windows Small Business Server 2008 with his system-event-log flooded with eventid 10009 and source DCOM. DCOM works perfectly with every single machine in the network except the iomega ...
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DCOM Security Settings not exported with secedit

I've got a problem with exporting the DCOM-settings. I call secedit /export /cfg C:\UserAccess\config.txt This should export the COM and DCOM settings. But I don't get all of the settings. For ...
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DC is trying to communicate with unknown servers using DCOM

Event viewer on my DC has new error every few seconds saying "DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer ip address using any of the configured protocols." Non of the IP addresses in any of the ...
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Excel cannot see Windows mapped drive when running under a service

I have an application that runs as a service. This application allows the user to connect and starts a subprocess under the user's windows account. In other words, mydomain\john connects to the ...
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DCOMCnfg “Run application on this computer” is grayed out . WS2008 R2

I need to select in DCOMCnfg under Location tab following settings: "Run application on this computer" but is greyed out. It's a Windows Server 2008 R2, 64 bits. I'm logged as administrator. I've ...
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Secure OPC (dcom) between stand-alone computer (client) to domain joined server

I need no connect an OPC client, running on a windows instance I manage (host-A), to an OPC server running on a windows instance (host-B) that is managed by someone else. host-A is a stand-alone ...
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“Failed to create COM object `hMailServer.Application'”, although Everyone has launch and activation DCOM permissions

In a Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter environment with IIS 8.5.9600.16384, Plesk 12.5.30 Update #24 and hMailServer 5.6.4-B2283 I'm trying to install the web interface PHPWebAdmin that ships with ...
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Firewall Blocking PSWindowsUpdate

Problem I am trying to use the script from this link below to retrieve windows updates from a remote computer (Server 2012 R2) using the command Get-WUList. https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/...
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DCOM Server not accessible to other Windows users on server machine

I have created a DCOM server to which multiple clients can connect. The server is registered on my server machine which runs Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (both server machine and application are ...
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OPC Server running under SYSTEM not browsable by Local or Remote OPC Client running under SYSTEM

I have a third-party vendor providing a solution that uses a proprietary OPC server that runs as a user process (not a service). It launches when the Administrator account is logged in and an OPC ...
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DCOM Error 10010 The server {7D1933CB-86F6-4A98-8628-01BE94C9A575} did not register with DCOM within the required timeout

We've been experiencing this DCOM error message for the last month or two. It doesn't appear to be doing any harm, but it's worrying that it's happening so frequently. What steps do I need to take ...
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DCOM: How to allow access to all remote users

We are create virtual machine instances which will host our app server. These are run on our laptops for demo Our app server uses DCOM to perform remote authentication/access to services. I want to ...