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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Solaris 11: Make sunrpc listen only on localhost

There is an open port 111 (sunrpc) that I want to secure. On a fresh install of Solaris, how can I get this to only listen on localhost? This, I think, would be a cleaner way than using ipfilter, if I ...
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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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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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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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rpcbind causing very high load on Fedora 10 system with nfs

I've got a Fedora 10 system that's exporting some file systems via NFS. One of the exported file systems is used very heavily on a client system when I run a search engine indexer. The file activity ...
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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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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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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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Unable to connect to one server at all + RDP logon problems on other servers

All servers I am writing about below are running Windows 2003 R2. We have a 2003 native domain with two sites (connected by VPN) and two DCs (one DC in each site). It started a few hours ago - my ...
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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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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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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 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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TFS Reporting Services Configuration Error - The RPC Server is Unavailable

I'm trying to configure Team Foundation Reporting but without any success. The App Tier and the Data Tier are in separate servers. I guess it's not a port/firewall problem, because I opened port ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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 ...