Failed to connect to the RPC server on computer "Exch1.domain.com"

Posted on 2012-03-11
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21

I am running Exchange 2010.

We use some scripts occasionally to query information from our Exchange servers (message tracking logs etc). However, there are two servers for when I run this scripts remotely, they return this error:

Failed to connect to the RPC server on computer "Exch1.domain.com". Verify that a valid computer name was used

I went onto the server and checked that the RPC service was running.

So I'm a bit lost, any ideas?
Question by:neil4933
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by:Shabarinath Ramadasan
ID: 37707304
Check if windows firewall is properly configured to allow "Remote Administration” on these servers.

Author Comment

ID: 37707433
The Windows Firewall is OFF?

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neil4933 earned 0 total points
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Rebooted the servers fixed the issue

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ID: 37932258
Fixed issue by rebooting

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