Event ID 10016 – DCOM (000C101C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046)

Applies to: Windows Server 2008

The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {000C101C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}

and APPID {000C101C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}

to the user domainspfarm SID (S-1-5-21-1813126608-4190571182-3204100927-3160) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

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If you seethe Dcom config, security the options are all greyed out. You need to do some additional steps:

Open registry editor (run regedit.exe), browse to Hkey_classes_rootAppID{000C101C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} right click and choose permissions.

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Choose Advanced

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Go to the Owner tab, select the Administrators (DomainAdministrators) group under Change owner to and select the replace owner on subcontainers and objects. Choose OK to close the window. You will return to the permissions window.

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Select Administrators (DomainAdministrators) and set Allow Full Control permissions. After you have done the above settings you go to Administrative Tools – Component Services. Expand Component Services, Computers, My Computer, DCOM Config. Scroll way down till you find the {000C101C-0000-0000-C000-000000000046} icon, right click and choose properties.

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Go to the security tab, select customize at Launch and Activation Permissions and choose Edit…

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Select the SharePoint Farm Account and set the Local Activation right.

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