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You receive the following error message when you try to open the Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 Administrator Console on a computer that is not the MOM 2005 server:
You receive the following error message when you try to open the MOM 2005 Operators Console:
You do not have the appropriate privilege to connect to this MOM Management Server.
You must be a member of at least the MOM Users group. Contact your MOM Administrator if you need access to the MOM Administrator Console.
Note server name is the name of your MOM 2005 server.
Access denied to server: server name
This problem may occur if the following conditions are true:
To work around this problem, you can add domain user accounts to the Distributed COM Users security group on the MOM 2005 server. These domain user accounts are the accounts that you want to remotely access the MOM 2005 Administrator Console and the MOM 2005 Operator Console. The Distributed COM Users group is located in the Builtin container of the Active Directory Users and Computers tool. If the MOM 2005 server is not a domain controller, the Distributed COM Users group is located in the Groups container of the Computer Management tool.
You can simplify account maintenance by creating a custom domain user group. Add the user accounts that you want to the custom user group, and then add the custom user group to the Distributed COM Users group.
Create the custom domain user group
Populate the custom domain user groupNote domain is the name of your domain.
Add the custom user group to the Distributed COM Users groupIf the MOM 2005 server is a domain controller, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 895952 - Last Review: October 25, 2006 - Revision: 3.1