This event appears when a program on this computer could not access a program on a remote computer. See MSW2KDB
for more information.
- Error: "General access denied error" - See the link to "Configuring and Troubleshooting Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services Web Enrollment" for details on this problem.
If the computer is running Citrix software, then read "Citrix Support Document ID: CTX104003
", "Citrix Support Document ID: CTX105019
", and "Citrix Support Document ID: CTX108107
" for details on fixing this problem.
- "Troubleshooting Microsoft Operations Manager" for more details on this event. Search for "DCOM 10006" on the page.
From a newsgroup post: "As I know, this event indicates that a program on this computer could not access a program on a remote computer. If the event log indicates an access-denied error, please change the DCOM permissions. For detailed information, please refer to the link “Microsoft event 10006 from source DCOM”. If the problem persists, please check if DCOM is disabled on the remote computer. If so, please enable it.
1. Run Dcomcnfg.exe.
2. Click the "Component Services" node under "Console Root".
3. Open the "Computers" folder.
4. For the local computer, right-click "My Computer", and then click "Properties".
5. For a remote computer, right-click "Computers" folder, point to "New", and then click "Computer".
6. Type the computer name.
7. Right-click the computer name, and then click "Properties".
8. Click the "Default Properties" tab.
9. Click to select the "Enable Distributed COM on this Computer" check box.
Note: If the option is already enabled, please make sure that under the Default Properties tab, “Default Authentication Level” is set to Connect. Also, check that the “Default Impersonation Level” is set to Identify.
10. Click "OK" to apply the changes and quit Dcomcnfg.exe.
11. Restart the operating system for the changes to take effect.
Please test the issue again. If the problem still happens, please run Dcomcnfg.exe again, and change “Default Impersonation Level” to Impersonate. Test again.
You may also try to disable all non-Microsoft services and startup items to see if the event still appears. To accomplish this do the following:
1. Run "msconfig".
2. In the Services tab, click "Hide All Microsoft Services" and click "Disable All".
3. In the Startup tab, click "Disable All". Click OK. (This will temporarily prevent third-party programs from running automatically during start-up).
4. Restart the computer and keep monitoring it to see if the problem still exists".
for additional information on this event.