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Enabling Null Sessions on an Active Directory Environment

I did setup an active directory environment with virtual machines and I'd like to enable null sessions on rpc and smb protocols. the purpose is to be able to extract domain usernames with the ...
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RPC Port-flapping in Active Directory

Have you ever experienced RPC port flapping in Active Directory servers? In deploying an agentless server performance tool we experienced RPC connection issues that gradually opened up over a few ...
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Custom RPC Kerberos authentication working on Samba but dont Windows

I have implemented an RPC client in C# which uses GSS/SPNEGO authentication. I am trying to connect to the standard/Active Directory services (DRSAPI, SAMR etc...) on the server. The authentication ...
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How to decode DCE RPC stub data in WireShark

I need to compare connection session of 2 OPC DA clients connecting to a remote server. Under the hood they uses DCOM and DCE RPC. Fortunately, WireShark provides dcerpc dissector, but it doesn't ...
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How can I know who's using an RDP connection?

Two years ago, I was working in a dreadful company. There, all my colleagues were using RDP connections and in order to know if a connection was available, I needed to ask them. So I have asked this ...
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NFS mount failed after migrating Linux NFS server: "RPC: Rpcbind failure - RPC: Unable to receive"

NFS client: Solaris 8 NFS server: RHEL 7.3 - a virtual machine originally hosted on HyperView, recently migrated to VMWare. NFS used to work well in the previous configuration. With the virtual ...
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Questions about DCERPC

During a review of our IT infrastructure, we noticed that the majority of our Windows workstations had port 135 enabled. A DCERPC services enumerator have been performed on theses workstations. ...
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Usefulness of having port 135 open in Active Directory environment?

During a network review, we noticed that some surface hub that are joined to the domain did not have port 135 (msrpc) opened. What is the difference between having surface book with port 135 opened, ...
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Wake On LAN doesn't work after RPC Shutdown

Wake on LAN usually works on my PC from clicking shutdown in Windows or the power button but if i use an RPC shutdown Wake on lan does not wake the computer at all Network adapter settings and bios ...
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WBEMTEST fails with RPC Server is Unavailable (Tried all suggested possibilities and no luck)

I am using WMI to authenticate to a remote windows machine and not able to succeed. Therefore to dig deeper, I have used wbemtest and then tried to connect to the windows machine and got the below ...
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Which computer needs SeRemoteShutdownPrivilege to shut down a remote system?

Say, if I want to shut down a remote computer 2 from my computer 1 using a tool like shutdown.exe. I keep reading that this requires SeRemoteShutdownPrivilege. What I am not clear about is which ...
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Trying remote tasklist in cmd.exe on Windows 7 Pro but getting RPC server error

I have a Windows 7 Pro PC that is on my company domain. We have a Windows Server 2003 R2 domain controller and I have a domain administrator account that is a local administrator on all the office ...
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How to log what RPC service is doing?

My Windows 10 sometimes hangs. It starts from Firefox, but explorer, and other application is hanging at the same time too. This hang has different duration, from 1 to 60 seconds. I noticed at this ...
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Whitelisting RPC dynamic ports

OS: Win Srv 2012 R2 and Win Srv 2016 Hello, I am quite confounded with the following: We get the following error when trying to execute certain commands and see the same error in Event Viewer for ...
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Proxy RPC through apache (port 443) while keeping SSL webpage too

I run a RPC daemon in port 443 which talks in JSON format, I'd like to keep it in that port as to prevent being blocked by firewalls. The server also has a HTTP webpage (port 80) which I'd like to ...
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RPC hangs Windows?

I am using Windows 10 on HP EliteBook 850 G4. In last few months, sometimes there occurs a hang of the system. Firefox shows "Does not respond", explorer.exe (task panel) doesn't respond, but I can ...
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RPCSS service is trying to login on various systems on network

Recently we’ve noticed that some of our servers were getting around 2000 login attempts every day. All of them using administrator account, only with a wrong password. Looking around, we’ve found ...
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RpcSs connects to 180.97.239.5. Should I be alarmed?

Today I found a suspicious connection from svchost.exe to 180.97.239.5. In the Windows Task Manager I found that the connection is made from RpcSs. According to Wikipedia, RPC is remote procedure ...
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Unable to map network drives or access AD DS tools - "The RPC Server is unavailable"

This is a copy of a ticket I submitted with my own internal SysAdmin team. I am unable to launch any Active Directory tools or map any shared drives (via batch file or manually). I have confirmed ...
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Excel interop - remote procedure call failed or RPC_E_SERVERFAULT

We have a C# application that internally invokes excel. It does so using Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.dll. The application works on most computers with Excel, but not on mine. Originally, the ...
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Aria2 rpc secret token format?

Aria2c rpc user-password authorization marked as deprecated, it is suggested to use security token, but what is the format of that token? Is it like password or what?
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2012_r2 DC VM Guest OS stops responding

I am experiencing problem on our DC which is a VM hosted inside ESXi 5.5. Upon checking on the event logs I'm seeing this error before the DC stops responding, in which in return I need to restart ...
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rpc shutdown command from linux to windows server 2012 - connection refused

I am needing to restart a windows server from a linux server. The error i get is: (i have replaced ip address with xx ) Could not connect to server xx.xx.xx.xx Connection failed: ...
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Windows 10 “The remote procedure call failed” error when opening image with Photos app

Every time I try to open an image with the default Photos app in Windows 10, it shows a black window and after a few seconds I get this error: Then the app closes and the image doesn't show up. If I ...
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RPC Connection Filtered with no Firewalls

I have a workstation (PC1) that cannot communicate with a domain controller over RPC (TCP/135). C:\PortQryV2> portqry.exe -n 192.168.1.1 -p tcp -o 135 Querying target system called: 192.168.1.1 ...
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Why would my RPC server use 5x CPU when moving to a newer Linux kernel?

We're kind of running into a wall here, so I figured it was worth asking on this site. We have a Java process which serves up old Sun RPC connections as a compatiblility layer into a new system. On ...
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"RPC server unavailable" trying to access Hyper-V server from Hyper-V Manager on Windows 8.1 client

The problem After searching for uses for my old laptop, I've decided to turn the Wyvern into a virtualization server running Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (freely available, essentially a heavily ...
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how to order confluence pages via the api?

I'm uploading a few hundreds of pages to Confluence 5.3.1 (no option to upgrade right now) using a Python script talking to Confluence via JSON-RPC (Remote Confluence Methods and friends). I need to ...
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How can I enable RPC protocol on Ubuntu?

I tried #rpcinfo but I don't get any useful informations. In fedora it's enabled by default, but it's not the same in ubuntu. How can I make it work on Ubuntu?
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Windows 7, how to configure/allow remote cmd access to specific PC/IP address from the local network?

In Windows 7, how do I configure/allow remote command prompt access to specific PC or IP address from the local network? LE: PsList gave me: "Access is denied." Firewalls are on both PCs, off. RPC ...
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Attempting to ping RPC endpoint 6001 (Exchange Information Store)

I have Exchange 2003 running on a Windows Server 2003 box. I am trying to use Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer which is failing with an error while attempting to ping RPC endpoint 6001 (Exchange ...
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Alternative ways of running commands on remote machine

I can net use \\COMPUTERNAME\IPC$ /user:COMPUTERNAME\ADMIN ACCOUNT successfully to a Windows 7 machine where the Window Manager has crashed, but unfortunatley get a System error 5 has occurred & ...
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Moses Server Installation failed , Sudo command didn't work

I have installed Moses successfully in my Ubuntu OS. So i want to install Moses server to do xml rpc call to create an translation interface but i couldn't find any way how to do i install the Moses ...
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RPC Server error when trying to link Windows Live ID

I am using Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit. When i try to link my Account to Windows Live ID i get a RPC Server not available Error. From services.msc the RemoteProcedureCall (RPC) is running and is set ...
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A replace for xmlrpc utility

I’d wanted to use XMLRPC interface for rtorrent like described here, but xmlrpc from stable version of the xmlrpc-c package crashes and in unstable it is not present, so I searched for something that ...
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Remote Execution working on local PC

i'm working on a project where i need to do some stuff with remote computers. My problem is that i need to execute some program on a remote machine, but working on my computer. To be more specific, i ...
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Cannot connect to computer over RPC

I am trying to execute the command: tasklist /S computer-bureau on an other computer in our network. I always get the fault: RPC server is unavailable. When I execute the command on the computer self ...
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Wireshark RPC packet capture with localhost

I want to capture RPC-XML packets on locahost using wireshark. As RPC-XML is at the top of tcp/udp, I enabled all protocols still I am not able to capture the traffic. Is there other way to do so? I ...
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Does Psexec execute Remote Procedure Calls?

I've heard of RPCs and that they get executed via TCP port 135. I just executed ipconfig via psexec.exe on a remote PC and wondered if this is a RPC. As I've seen in Wireshark, the whole process is ...
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Can't map drive in Windows 7

I have seven computers with Windows 7 Professional, three computers having problems. When you want to make drive C or D (Windows 7 Professional edition clients) become mapped network drives for a ...
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Shutdown Windows machine remotely without telnet/ssh

I have been trying to shutdown a remote XP machine but cannot get it to budge. I did the following on the Windows box: Ensured no firewall Started Remote Registry Editing service Shared a network ...
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