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DCOM error on DL350

n_20
Frequent Advisor

DCOM error on DL350

Hello,

i have a windows 2003 STD on DL350 server, and I notice i keep getting in the event log an error :
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DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer 10.4.8.20 using any of the configured protocols.
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That IP address is for the ILO of a different server.

I don't understand why this server trying to communicate with the ILO of a different server??

Please advise ??


Thanks
1 REPLY
Helge Asmus
Regular Advisor

Re: DCOM error on DL350

hello.
I think you may best look @ your 2003's settings. Perhaps DCOM tries to communicate with a process that has nothing to do with iLO, but tries to access some service like WINS, printing, storage and the like. Maybe there was a mistyped ip address. If all else fails, try to read out the call by using a network sniffer. Then you can see which service is requested. This should help in resolving the problem.
alles wird gut.