SBS 2008 "Fix My Network" wizard keeps having to fix Component ID 3
Posted on 2010-08-16
I am having some difficulty allowing users to access computers on our network through the RWW "Connect to a Computer" function. When connecting from a remote computer, an error comes up saying "The Terminal Services Gateway services is not running". A quick check of the services, shows that it is in fact running though.
Running the "Fix My Network" wizard in the SBS 2008 console returns a "A networking component is not configured properly. (Component ID 3)". The wizard fixes this, and the user can then connect just fine... for a while. Within about 15 minutes the user can no longer connect again, and running the Fix My Network wizard shows the same Component ID 3 error. Fixing it creates the same loop. I have run the wizard immediately after fixing, and the error is not there, so it does in fact correct the configuration, but something is then returning the configuration to the "wrong" setup again, and I can not seem to track down what would cause that.
I have found that "Component ID 3" refers to the RPC virtual directory settings within IIS being incorrect, but I have not been able to find anything that specifies what is actually wrong, or what might keep causing them to be incorrect.