MOSS 2007 install: Not done just yet…

Filed Under (SharePoint 2007) by Just An Admin on 02-07-2008

During the installation of MOSS 2007 I quite often encounter the following error message in the Windows Event Viewer:

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

CLSID {61738644-F196-11D0-9953-00C04FD919C1}

to the user <serverName>\mossService SID (S-1-5-21-<serviceSID>). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

After searching the web and testing i found that the permissions on the DCOM+ Component Service, specifically the IIS WAMREG Admin Service, to be wrong.

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