Error: Unable to initiate DCOM communication


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A DCOM error occurred when the local machine tried to communicate with the remote machine. This is caused by a firewall on the remote server or broken Windows authentication on the remote machine.

To correct this error

  • If the remote machine has Windows Firewall enabled, see Set Up the Remote Tools on the Device for instructions about how to configure the firewall for local debugging.

  • To restore Windows authentication, try rebooting both machines. Examine event logs on local and remote machines for Kerberos errors and contact domain administrators for known problems.

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