DCOMCNFG programmatically manipulates DCOM server permissions

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You can use the DCOMCNFG utility to programmatically make Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) security settings (such as the access and launch permissions for a COM server) set and retrieve the RunAs setting for a COM server, and so on.

The DCOMPERM sample at the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site shows how to modify DCOM permissions:


The Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that are used in the DCOMPERM sample require Microsoft Windows NT or Microsoft Windows 2000; as a result, the DCOMPERM sample does not run on a Microsoft Windows 9x platform.


Article ID: 206484 - Last Review: April 19, 2007 - Revision: 4.5
  • Microsoft COM+ 2.0 Standard Edition, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
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