SBS 2008: Resolving known post installation event errors

SBS 2008 has been released to manufacturing (RTM), and if you haven't installed yet, you most likely will soon. As with previous versions of SBS, the complex interactions with partner products and configurations in use can lead to some noise in the event logs. We know of a few issues that you will see and […]

SBS 2008 has been released to manufacturing (RTM), and if you haven't installed yet, you most likely will soon. As with previous versions of SBS, the complex interactions with partner products and configurations in use can lead to some noise in the event logs. We know of a few issues that you will see and we want to share information on how to resolve them or take action to prevent them. We are focusing on errors that will appear in a frequent enough ratio that they will be noticed right away, we are not going to be discussing one time events that can happen on shutdown, startup or right after the setup has been completed that will not affect any functionality and should not repeat themselves during normal operations.

DCOM Event 10016

Problem: You install Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. When you view the System log after Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is successfully installed, you see the event ID 10016 error message logged one or more times.

Type: Error
Source: DCOM
Category: None
Event ID: 10016
Description:
The application-specific permissions settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {CLSID} to the user DomainName\UserName SID {SID}. This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administration tool

Resolution: The solution in this article will work for Windows Small Business Server 2008: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/920783

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