Article ID: 246459
When you open the MMC containing the IIS snap-in, a dialog box appears with the following error message.
This may also occur when attempting to access the Administration Web site. You may receive the following error message:
Unable to enumerate web sites because the following error occurred:
Object already exists
No Web sites or services are enumerated in the MMC.
Unable to connect to the Active Directory Service Object. Please contact your system administrator. Error:-2146893809
The permissions to the keys located in the \Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\Machinekeys directory have been changed.
Change the permissions to the Machinekeys directory and the keys to allow the Administrators group and System account to have full control. To do this, perform the following steps:
Article ID: 246459 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 3.0
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