A remote procedure call (RPC) is an inter-process communication that allows software to cause a subroutine or procedure to execute on another computer.

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RPC Server is unavailable while trying to promote a domain controller. Open firewall

So I've been scratching my head around this problem for a few days now. This is a quick schema of our infrastructure : Our Primary Domain Controller is running in an hypervisor, in our datacenter. ...
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What is the difference between setting the DTC port range via Registry and dcomcnfg?

I am confused about setting the port range for DTC communication. What is the difference (functionally) by setting the ports via dcomcnfg as described in this NServiceBus Article versus configuring ...
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What are the risks of allowing unauthenticated RPC clients?

Microsoft recommends allowing unauthenticated RPC clients because disallowing them prevents cross-forest trust authentication. From a security perspective, what are the risks of allowing ...
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Remote Computer on Event Viewer, RPC server is unavailable

I am connected to a Domain Controller, as the Administrator via RDP. Server 2008 R2. I am trying to connect remotely to the event viewer of a machine on the domain. When I go to connect to another ...
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showmount -e fails from one node

When I run: showmount -e <IP> rpc mount export: RPC: Unable to receive; errno = Connection reset by peer mount <IP>:/path /mnt mount.nfs: Connection reset by peer But mount -t nfs -c ...
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Exchange 2007 RPC over HTTPS, basic auth, password prompt bypassed by clicking 'need password'.. desired behavior?

I can't handle the incessant password prompting anymore.. Our Outlook installations prompt for a password after the comps wake from sleep and/or when changing between wired/wireless. Outlook DOES ...
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On CentOS, rpcinfo uses unusual source port when run as root

In doing some testing with the rpcinfo command on CentOS 5.10, I noticed an interesting feature. When running as root, after the connection occurs, viewing the socket table with netstat -natup shows ...
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RPC shutdown command from Linux to Windows Server 2012 - connection refused

I am needing to restart a windows server from a Linux server. The error i get is: (i have replaced ip address with xx ) Could not connect to server xx.xx.xx.xx Connection failed: ...
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How does data flow in a password change with Open Directory?

I'm trying to troubleshoot an OS X OD issue and I'm having a hard time finding anything concrete about just how data flows between clients and server. Specifically, I'd love to know what exactly ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Cluster

This is my first time building a Failover Cluster. I run the validation and every time I get the following. "Failed to prepare storage for testing on node {SERVER NAME}: The remote procedure call ...
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LDAP & RPC Causing A/D Issues

Having an issue with authentication on my network. Running Windows Server 2008 R2 Layout: Network is a non internet connected network using DCs running DNS/AD/File Sharing. NO DHCP all addresses are ...
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Exchange 2010 sp3 RPC connectivity between separate physical sites

Good evening! I have installed Exchange 2010 a few times in my life but never in an environment like this. Please don't judge me for this architecture, it wasn't my idea! ;) I have two physical sites ...
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Windows Cluster An error was encountered while determining shared storage

Our SAN manager has added a new disk for our cluster. this is a new 6TB disk that will be used for backup and will be part of a file share. I have put the disk online, initialized it and assigned the ...
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up2date login & patch APIs for RHEL7

I am trying to achieve controlled patching of the RHEL machines in my network, for which I need to get the list of all patches onto a windows machine & distribute the missing ones. I have already ...
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VMware tools warning: Couldn't restart RpcOut channel

I have a recently converted a 2008R2 RDS server to a VM. I'm getting the following error in the Application event logs: [ warning] [vmusr:vmusr] Couldn't restart RpcOut channel; bad things may ...
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How can I independently measure the response times for MAPI calls between a workstation and Exchange server?

Outlook 2010 Exchange 2010 I'm troubleshooting a delay with an Outlook add-in and in discussing the issue with the add-in vendor support, the available information/symptoms suggest that MAPI call ...
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How do I open the firewall for my monitoring software to access WMI?

I have a SQL Server machine and a monitoring machine, and I need the monitoring software on the monitor host to be able to read the WMI data on the SQL Server host. (The monitoring software is ...
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How can I manage services on a remote computer with the Services MMC snap-in in Windows 8.1 in a workgroup

I'm trying to manage services of a remote computer in a workgroup via the Services MMC snap-in. Both computers are running Windows 8.1 Pro and are in a private (private as in Windows) network. RDP ...
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Unable to install libtirpc1 due to dependecies error

I want to run some binary (which is definitely working on another PC) on virtual Debian PC. Debian 7.5 stable with added testing and unstable repositories. (I'm not an expert in this) This binary uses ...
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ejabberd 14.12 xml rpc enable

I've got problem with my new ejabberd installation. I need to enable mod xml_rpc, so what I do: I'm uncomment this in my ejabberd.yml file: ## To handle XML-RPC requests that provide admin ...
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Linux RPC delete registration

there is a well-worked program (daemon) running on CentOS-5.4 that makes by itself RPC registration as program 191299 version 10. After an unplanned program stop, the RPC registration is still ...
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Same WMI request is much slower on other machine

I posted this question some time ago on stackoverflow, but unfortunately I didn't get any answer yet. It's actually not very urgent, as this problem seems only to exist on my machine - for now. But I'...
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RPC over HTTPS with Linux Web App

I have a PHP/MySQL web application that runs on a Linux server running postfix. I use a phpmailer script which I can configure to relay via IMAP/SSL for accounts with valid login credentials. I have ...
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RPCProxy loses ValidPorts data (randomly?)

At least sometimes, when our Exchange server gets rebooted for whatever reason, the ValidPorts data at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Rpc\RpcProxy resets to using only the bare machine name and ...
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Restart-Server Powershell Port

I just ran into a problem with my remoting project in Powershell. I'm trying to remotely reboot a server sitting in a DMZ from within our intranet but get an RPC server unavailable error. The RPC ...
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RPC Ports getting reset to 5000-5002 on reboot

I've run into a very common issue with RPC Endpoint Mapper ports not being available. The default RPC ports are 5000-5002. When I edit the registry and set the ports to a wider range (say, xx100 - ...
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RPC timeout between 2 linux servers

There are 2 servers in different routed networks. I can ping, ssh from one to another via router, and nmap utility shows opened tcp:111 and udp:111 ports. Also both servers show something like that: ...
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Force Removal of Exchange and External Outlook Connectivity

I have just performed a force removal of an erroring Exchange 2010 server from an Exchange organisation, which involved performing a cleanup in Active Directory to remove the server properly as we ...
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RPC connectivity issue

I am experiencing a RPC connectivity issue. I have two RPC servers built on C++. RPC Server 1: Windows 2000, IIS5, network 1 RPC Server 2: Windows Server 2008, IIS7, network 1 RPC Server 2 is more ...
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RPC over HTTP - Outlook

I'm trying to configure an Outlook client to use RPC over HTTP so that my client can read his mail without connecting to the VPN. The mailserver is an SBS2011 server and Outlook Anywhere has never ...
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Not able to rejoin an XP Pro PC to a windows 2008 Domain Endpoint mapper error

I know many people claim to get this error and that this could be caused by the RPC services or some other registry port limits, however I have spend hours trying to resolve an issue that all started ...
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There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter part of a domain. The DebugView constantly spits out this error: [5592] 5592: 2014-01-08 13:32:39.410 [DirectResult] Error (Id=0) System.Runtime....
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Windows 7 clients connecting to MSMQ on Windows XP box fail - Seems like it is RPC failing

I have a XP box running some MSMQ public queues. Windows 7 clients cant connect to these, however Windows XP clients can. When connecting from my Windows 7 client with a MSMQ Queue Explorer program, I ...
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RPC program gets de-registered

I am deploying my ONC-RPC application in Solaris x86 platform for the first time. It was working for years in Solaris SPARC platform. I am seeing a weird issue. When I start my main process, rpc ...
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Outlook Anywhere remote https connection issue

We have SBS 2003, and we use DYNDNS. We forward dyndns address 443 to local server ip 443 port. mycompany.dyndns.org:443 --> server.mycompany.local:443 In android phone i can check my mails with ...
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Poor NFS Performance Using Multiple Disks

I have a server system running Ubuntu 12.10 with 12 disks attached. I am sharing all of these disks on my 10 gigabit network using NFSv4. However, I am getting generally poor performance over NFS ...
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NIS failing to bind

I have a bunch of machines which authenticate via NIS to a central server. I just bought a new CentOS 6.2 client machine, and it can't authenticate. The following is a list of the classics people ...
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RPC Server unavailable. 0x800706BA [closed]

I've alsready seen some similar threads on the RPC server unavailable messages; HRESULT: 0x800706BA. I've read some and looked at the recommendations on this thread; WMI query between two different ...
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RPC over HTTP on Exchange 2003 - Server Unavailable Error

OK, I've been working on this for two days, there's a ton of documentation and I've read everything I can find however I cannot get past this problem. I want to migrate off this 2003 server to ...
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Desperate: statd timed out, lockd cannot monitor / unmonitor

Since this afternoon something is wrong with the server. On the server side I see messages in dmesg as follows: statd: server rpc.statd not responding, timed out lockd: cannot unmonitor <client>...
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What is msrpc needed for on a Windows 7 workstation

I just ran an nmap scan against our network, and many Windows 7 machines have several high ports listening with Microsoft Windows RPC. Example: Port Serv Process name 49152, msrpc [wininit.exe] ...
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What is the importance of “RpcClientAccessServer” on a database in an Active/Active stretched DAG?

I have two sites with a stretched DAG between them. By "sites" I mean two AD sites that correspond with different physical and network circuits. When I take an individual mailbox database and move ...
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RPC SERVER is unavailable

windows 2003 is getting this error. restart the machine or just the network connection fix the problem. date and time is the same one. tcp/ip is started and running remote registry is running the ...
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nfs daemon doesn't listen 2049 port

I have some problem with nfs. Looks like its doesn't listen 2049 port on client. Both client and server has Debian linux. serv$ rpcinfo -p program vers proto port 100000 2 tcp 111 ...
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No more endpoints in the endpoint mapper

I was just transferred to a new factory and there is this issue that keeps popping up and the error says "There are no more endpoints in the endpoint mapper." This error occurs when trying to rejoin a ...
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“Access Denied” for Windows Remote Administration (schtascks, eventvwr, default SMB shares)

I have a domain with a couple of DCs (Win 2k8 R2) and about 15 workstations (Win7, x64) or so. When trying to (remote-) access a specific Win 7 workstation (which shouldn't really be any different ...
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Issue when connecting to Hyper-V Server 2012 throw Hyper-V manager(Windows7) and Powershell

I know there is many topic, but i cannot find solution that works. There is issue when connecting to hyper-v server throw hyper-v manager and also powershell. Can not connect to RPC service. ...
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Autodiscover configures clients for IMAP

I have a single Exchange 2010 server whose autodiscover service had previously worked fine (correctly configured RPC-over-HTTP) when I had a non-wildcard certificate. After I replaced the certificate ...
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'The RPC server is unavailable' when converting a physical ISA/Forefront TMG machine to virtual (P2V) in SCVMM

When I try to convert a physical ISA/TMG machine to virtual using SCVMM, i keep getting an error in the Collect machine configuration step ('Scan Now' button): VMM is unable to complete the ...
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rpcbind - is there really no way to make the tcp ports bind to a specific interface / can nfs be ran without rpcbind?

we would like to move away from sshfs to nfs. the last thing holding us back is the fact that rpcbind (which i assume is required for nfs to work) does not allow you to specify the tcp (not udp) ip ...