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Problems connecting WinXP client to SCCM07 Site Database

nhhgict asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
I have a SCCM07 Sight server setup with the site database on a separate SQL box. I can run the Configuration Manager UI on the sight server while logged in as a test user and everything runs fine...i.e. the sight database expands out and allows me to manipulate objects perfectly fine.

The problem I have is running the Configuration Manager UI from any WinXP client logged in as the same test user....

The ConfigMgr UI loads up but does not connect to the site database. As soon as I try to expand the site database I get a connection error message detailing the DCOM rights requirements to the site server and SMS provider despite these DCOM rights already being setup...as far as I can tell that is?

I have nested the user into the Global Security Group called "SMS Admins" and then granted the DCOM rights on the servers to that group...is that wrong?

The error details also mention a missing registry key on the WinXP clients...

Registry key 'Software\Microsoft\ConfigMgr\AdminUI\QueryProcessors\WQL' not found

Is this relevant as this key doesn not exist on the Site server either but it works just fine on the site server?

Any help on this would be greatly appreciated...
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