EnableDCOM

Controls the global activation and call policies of the machine. Only administrators and the system have full access to this portion of the registry. All other users have read-only access.

Registry Entry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Ole
   EnableDCOM = value

Remarks

This is a REG_SZ value.

ValueDescription
N (or n)No remote clients may launch servers or connect to objects on this computer. Local clients cannot access remote DCOM servers; all DCOM traffic is blocked. Local launching of class code and connecting to objects are allowed on a per-class basis according to the value and access permissions of the class's LaunchPermission registry value and the global DefaultLaunchPermission registry value.
Y (or y)Launching of servers and connecting to objects by remote clients is allowed on a per-class basis according to the value and access permissions of the class's LaunchPermission registry value and the global DefaultLaunchPermission registry value.

 

Related topics

DefaultLaunchPermission
LaunchPermission
Security in COM

 

 

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