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Customise DCOM Config properties programatically

Set DCOM Config application security settings using VBScript. Specifically I want to be able to set the Security > Access Permissions to 'Customize' rather than 'Use Default'. And then add a user to the customized DCOM Config application with both Local and Remote access.

Is this possible to do with a VBScript?
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Blowfelt82

8/22/2022 - Mon
RobSampson

It is technically possible, but it's by no means easy.

There's a an example of scripting DCOM permissions here:
http://unlockpowershell.wordpress.com/2009/11/20/script-remote-dcom-wmi-access-for-a-domain-user/

And here is a thread I worked on for a while to change DCOM (and WMI) permissions, by interrogating current permissions, matching that against a required SDDL, and changing if required.
https://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Visual_Basic/VB_Script/Q_27812807.html

If you have a browse of that, and still want to tackle it, I can help you try to come up with something.

Regards,

Rob.
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Blowfelt82

Thanks for the links, they look useful but a bit more involved than I had hoped. I have found an existing tool named dcomperm which looks to do everything I will need so will try and make do with that. Thanks for the offer of help much appreciated
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Sorry for the late reply.
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