Web Enrollment pages on another computer

From: Mariano (xmarv_at_inwind.it)
Date: 04/29/04

Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 13:11:50 +0200

-CA (enterprise CA) is installed on a pc (PC1) with Windows Server 2003
Enterprise Edition (this computer is Domain Controller);
-Web Enrollment Pages are installed on a host computer (PC2) member of

When I launch web enrollment pages from PC2 (http://localhost/certsrv) all
works fine!
when I launch web enrollment pages from PC3 (pc3 is not member of the
domain) authenticating me with a domain account, I can navigate web pages
but when I request a certificate the following error occurs:

Your request failed. An error occurred while the server was processing your

Contact your administrator for further assistance.

Request Mode:
newreq - New Request
(never set)
Disposition message:
Access is denied. 0x80070005 (WIN32: 5)
COM Error Info:
CCertRequest::Submit Access is denied. 0x80070005 (WIN32: 5)
The operation completed successfully. 0x0 (WIN32: 0)
Suggested Cause:
The Certification Authority Service has not been started.

In event viewer (system) of PC2 there is:

DCOM got error "General access denied error " from the computer
computername.domainname when attempting to activate the server:

Help me.


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