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MS Windows Distributed Component Object Model. DCOM is Microsoft's approach to a network-wide environment for program and data objects. It is similar to CORBA

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How can I get Airflow on Linux run a VBS script that is automatically downloading SAP data?

I have an Airflow installed on CentOS and I am able to run scripts/commando's on my Windows 10 machine. However, I have a VBS script that starts Excel and SAP Logon and then automatically logins, ...
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DCOM Dynamic Port Range: Cannot Connect Locally

I have a service on a server that communicates over the network with servers using DCOM on dynamic port range 64535-65535. All firewall rules are in place and we can see the traffic passing ...
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Can I set the DCOM System-Wide Default Security Authentication Level with a Group Policy?

I would like to raise the System-Wide Default Security Authentication Level of DCOM on multiple machines from "Connect" to "Package Privacy". In the GUI, you find this setting when ...
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How to add an application to Windows RPC endpoint mapper

Our DCOM application serves up objects on a specific port such as 4162, and the client used to be able to get objects via a moniker specifying a full binding (e.g. 10.0.0.15[4162]). The September ...
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Define static DCOM port

We have a monitoring server that needs to monitor a Windows Server 2016 in a different VLAN. These VLANS are separated by a hardware firewall. Instead of opening a range of ports for the DCOM ...
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Premissions needed to launch COM as "The launching user" identity?

Solved: added full control over C:\Program Files\Application folder to group containing "The launching user". Using dcomcnfg I can configure a application identity, when launched from another ...
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Windows Component Services console (dcomcnfg) hangs

After run the "Component Services" console in any way and go to the Computers section, it hangs. Only the forced termination of the process helps. At the same time there is some activity . Long ...
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DCOM identity and authentication from inside a Windows Container

I’m in the process of trying to containerize a Windows DCOM application that uses RPC to connect to a particular service. Normally I would grant the DCOM application server dcom remote permissions on ...
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DCOM 0x80070005 Access Denied [closed]

I have very strange thing I can't beat up for couple of days. I have a self-written .NET based 32-bit service (compiled with x86 flag), that has worked on Win 10 Pro 64-bit machine, which consumes ...
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Enable port 135 on Azure server

I have a licensing manager software installed on Azure VM and a client tool tries to connect to it using a DCOM request, which I believe uses port 135. However, I get an 'access is denied' error when ...
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Suppressing DCOM error 10009

I have a server which generates hundreds of DCOM errors (10009) every day. DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer ServerName.Domain.local using any of the configured protocols. This ...
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How to modify security settings for DCOM components on Azure cloud app?

I have deployed an application to an Azure cloud service, running as webrole. I am trying to change security settings of DCOM components, but the form is disabled, although the user has admin ...
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DCOM 10009 error for non-existent computer logged every 3 seconds

We have a Windows 2008 R2 Server with only SQL Server, AppAssure, and New Relic services running on it. An Event ID 10009 error is logged every 3 seconds: DCOM was unable to communicate with 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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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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"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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System Center Configuration Manager Installation Access is denied

How to resolve the error during installation of System Center Configuration Manager 2012 with a external MSSQL 2012 Database? Error Log 2/12/2016 7:33:26 AM: ConfigMgrSetupWizard Information: 1 : ...
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Dcom component won't retain its credentials

I've recently moved a 3rd party very old Web app from a Win. 2003 server to a Win 2008 R2 server. The app uses a DCOM component (Microsoft Word Document) which runs under a particular user account. ...
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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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Which permissions/rights does a user need to run "Get-WmiObject win32_service" on a remote machine?

I am in almost the same situation as the person who asked this question (link). The only difference is that I'm not writing a monitoring service but trying to get a WMI-based monitoring service to ...
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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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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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2012 R2 RDVH DCOM Error

I'm trying to install RDVH service from my broker to my hyper-v server. But it fails and returns: "Cannot get integrity informations", and in the Events Viewer, I can see a DCOM error that tells me it ...
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DCOM Communication Error on Domain Controller

DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer 8.8.8.8 using any of the configured protocols; requested by PID 1830 (C:\Windows\system32\dcdiag.exe). This error and a couple of others to different ...
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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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Can I find the path to a DCOM application executable with WMI or Powershell?

I have installed (and registered) a DCOM application on a W2K8R2 machine, and its GUID can be found in the DCOM list shown by dcomcnfg. I can also use Powershell to find a Win32_DCOMApplication or ...
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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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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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Component services, running processes, scheduled recycle

I've got a Windows Server 2003 SBS SP2 box. It's hosting our business application. About once a week the clients for the application on work stations throughout the office get so they receive an "...
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dcomcnfg - Can't set Launch and Activation Permissions - Windows Server 2012

I need to modify the Launch and Activation Permissions for the netman area under the Component Services / DCOM Config. However, this area is disabled preventing any changes. I am in the ...
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Change a DCOM application's identity with a script

I have a Powershell script to set up a WS2012 web server with no user interaction. The only thing I can't do in the script is to change the identity of a DCOM application. Or, more specifically, I ...
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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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Event ID 10009 DCOM

We have a Server 2008 R2 DC that is generating Event ID 10009 - "DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer X using any of the configured protocol." I found this question: Event ID 10009 on ...
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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: 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 ...
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How come identical name and authentication between two windows PCs on same network works?

My Experiment So I set up a simple network with Two computers. Both on the same Work group. I created a LOCAL user 'A' with pasword 'A' in Computer 1. And then I created an identical named LOCAL ...
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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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Fatal error: Class 'COM' not found in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\test.php on line 22

There is an IIS 7 webserver and PHP 5.3 I have set com.allow_dcom = true on php.ini file and restarted the webserver. I need to use hmailserver by: $obBaseApp = new COM("hMailServer.Application"); ...
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Deleted a CA improperly and receiving a 10009 Event ID error

The basic run down is I didn't know what I was doing and I deleted a CA I stood up but I couldn't get to work properly. I know dumb. But that being said not much I can do about it now. I went through ...
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Console dump of a DCOM configuration for a given GUID?

Is there a way to dump the DCOM settings for a given DCOM object on the command line, if the GUID is known? (Maybe using PowerShell)
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How to get DCOMperm.exe from Microsoft

So I've been trying to solve the "The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission" problem and everything I've been reading says I need to get "DCOMperm.exe". ...
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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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Remote WMI Connection Issue on Windows Server 2008 R2

I just did a clean install of Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64). I have an application that talks to the server using Remote DCOM communication and queries some WMI objects. All is good while I use the ...
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Event ID 10009 on Server 2008 R2 DCOM was unable to communicate with computer X

On Windows Server 2008 R2 I am getting a DCOM event error 10009 "DCOM was unable to communicate with computer X" I can't ping computer X, I don't know what computer X is, and computer X is not in AD. ...
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DCOM Authentication Fails to use Kerberos, Falls back to NTLM

I have a webservice that is written in Classic ASP. In this web service it attempts to create a VirtualServer.Application object on another server via DCOM. This fails with Permission Denied. However ...
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Is there a way to set access to WMI using GroupPolicy?

From various documentation it appears that to change WMI access you need to use WMI to access the running service and modify specific parts of the tree. Its kind of annoying changing 150,000 hosts ...
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How can I enable ahadmin properties?

I need to run dcomcnfg.exe on a Windows Server 2008 and in Component Services\Computers\My Computer\DCOM Config, select the “ahadmin” COM+ package and add a new Endpoint. Problem is that I can't do it;...
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Unable to modify DCOM Config properties for a single application in Component Services

The following is appearing in the application server role events. The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID ...
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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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Cannot configure NAP DCOM security

I've just added a new 2K8 domain controller to an existing domain as part of a transition from 2k3. I am getting a lot of DCOM 10016 errors, indicating launch security permission problems on a ...
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