Error: "Reader cannot access registry on target box" when attempting to collect from a Domain Controller
Last Updated January 10, 2010
Error: Reader cannot access registry on target box.
Symptoms When collecting remotely from an Active Directory server from another Active Directory server the collector does not collect events and in the collector logs there is Error: Reader cannot access registry on target box.
Local Security Policy on the Server is not configured properly to allow the collection.
Setting the Domain Controller to allow connections to the EventLog registry path
On the target Domain Controller, open the Default Domain Security Settings.
Navigate to Local Policies and click Security Options.
In the right pane, double-click Network access: Remotely accessible registry path and sub-paths.
On the Security Policy Setting tab, check the Define this policy setting in the template check-box.
Add to the list the value:
Close the Default Domain Security Settings.
Imported Document ID: TECH132361
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