The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID, Event 10016

Problem

On a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003, an event that resembles the following may be logged in the System log:

Event Type:	Error
Event Source:	DCOM
Event Category:	None
Event ID:	10016
Date:		9/18/2007
Time:		1:01:32 PM
User:		NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
Description:
The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission
 for the COM Server application with CLSID {BA126AD1-2166-11D1-B1D0-00805FC1270E}
 to the user NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE SID (S-1-5-20).  
 This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

Solution

To resolve this issue, grant the permissions to the netman component in DCOM. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type dcomcnfg, and then click OK.
  2. In Component Services, double-click Component Services, and then double-click Computers.
  3. Expand My Computer, expand DCOM Config, and then click netman in the DCOM Config node.
  4. Right-click netman, and then click Properties.
  5. In the netman Properties dialog box, click the Security tab.
  6. Under Launch and Activation Permissions, click Edit.
  7. In the Launch Permission dialog box, click Add.
  8. In the Enter the object names to select box, type Network Service, and then click OK.
  9. While Network Service is selected, click to select the Allow check boxes for the following items:
    • Remote Launch
    • Local Activation
    • Remote Activation
  10. Click OK two times.

 

The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID, Event 10016

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