SharePoint 10016 CLSID DCOM Errors and How you fix ‘em

Written by Sean Wallbridge on. Posted in IIS, MOSS 2007, SharePoint, WSS 3.0

I’m constantly seeing this in environments where the simple fix is applied (darn you IIS WAMREG and your damned Local Activation whining).

On a Windows 2008 R2 box and finding that registry key is greyed out/unavailable?  Be sure to check this out first… http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Fix-the-SharePoint-DCOM-10016-error-on-Windows-Server-2008-R2.aspx

 

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1.    Go into regedit and expand out HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

2. Go to CLSID

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3. Find the ID by choosing Edit, Find and then searching for the string, in this case – 61738644-F196-11D0-9953-00C04FD919C1

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4.    Notice the service name (sometimes it won’t match what we look at next, in particular the SharePoint search one (very common), so use this as a guide

5. Launch Component Services (Start, All Programs, Administrative Tools, Component Services). Expand out to DCOM Config

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6. Choose the DCOM object in question and choose properties. In this case, it is IIS WAMREG Admin Service

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7. Go to the Security tab and provide the security credentials the object is requesting (look at original event ID, it wants Local Activation for the Network Service, so I’m giving it.

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Sean Wallbridge

Sean Wallbridge, President and Principal Consultant of itgroove Professional Services Ltd, is a 5 time SharePoint MVP and Evangelist from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Sean likes to characterize himself as a “SharePoint Jedi” (there are no experts, just those who continue to explore the enormous ways of the SharePoint force) and there is no better way to describe Sean’s enthusiasm for SharePoint! Sean and itgroove specialize in bringing a rich, professional SharePoint experience to the small and mid-size companies that form the backbone of business in British Columbia and Canada. In addition to being a SharePoint MVP, Sean has a rich background in the Windows world and carries many certifications including CISSP, MCSE, MCT and MCSA. Sean has lived and worked internationally (Bermuda) and still carries on an international consulting practice from his base at itgroove in Victoria

Comments (2)

  • Jess

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    Hmm… unfortunately it looks like this isn’t working with Server 2008 R2 SP1. At least that is my experience today.

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    • itgroove

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      hmm, just tried on vanilla R2 with SP1 machine and had no problems. Did you already have component services open? You need to reopen it to see the results

      Reply

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