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How do I configure COM+ Server security for all users?

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Howdy! I've installed 8 VB6 DLLs as COM+ components on a Windows 2003 Advanced Server. I've created VBS scripts on a client that does a CreateObject for each and each works to that extent. However, when I try and access a method within an object, I get a 429. I think I'm missing a permission level on the server but I, nor anyone I work with, know what it is. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!   =:o)
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by:Jagdish Devaku
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hey... i dont know much about COM+...

however i think the following links will help you...

To configure launch permissions for distributed Web applications
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Administrative Tools, and then click Component Service.
  3. In the left pane of Component Services, double-click Component Services, double-click Computers, and then click My Computer.
  4. Click the DCOM Config folder.
  5. Inthe details pane, find the object for which you want to modify thedefault launch permissions, right-click the icon for the object, andthen click Properties.
  6. Click the Security tab.
  7. Under Launch Permissions, click Customize, and then click Edit.
for more info refer...
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc778126.aspx

Configuring COM+
http://www.carlosag.net/Articles/configureComPlus.aspx

please let me know if this helps you or not...

bye

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by:John_Barrows
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Thank you, Jagdish, for your suggestions. I followed all potential leads to no avail. I'll keep trying, though!  =:o)
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by:Jagdish Devaku
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hi john,
while browsing the net i found the following which might help you...
please check the book given in the following link...
http://books.google.co.in/books?id=HeQoWCQ_S9wC&pg=PA158&lpg=PA158&dq=com%2B+429&source=bl&ots=4MQtL1TmDb&sig=tdxCihYoMWaT0vmus1euLD3R1YQ&hl=en&ei=CB8DSpilEobY7APnlcSjAw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4#PPA158,M1
in the above book check the following pages... page no: 158, 133,122 this pages is having the content regarding 429.
the name of the above book is 'COM+ programming with Visual Basic By Jose Mojica'
 
all the best... bye...
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by:John_Barrows
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Thanks again, Jagdish, for your help. Regrettably, I purchase Mr. Mojica's book several months ago, studied it, and used what I learned to establish my COM+ environment. The "twist" is that it all worked fine in a test environment (different server, of course) and the failures only started when I was given a new (production) server to work with. Sigh....

But, having read the book doesn't mean I memorized everything, does it?!? (LOL)

I will go back and peruse the relevant sections.

Thanks again!
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