An exception occurred while attempting to register the client
Last Updated January 02, 2007
The following entries are listed in the logs:
Problem 1 Error - Server Side Process: w3wp.exe (5924) Thread ID: 2612 Module: AltirisNativeHelper.dll Source: Altiris.ClientTask.* Description: An exception occurred while attempting to register the client. Error: System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it at System.Net.Sockets.Socket.Connect(EndPoint remoteEP) at Altiris.Core.Sockets.SecureRemoting.SecureRemotingClient.EstablishConnection() at Altiris.Core.Sockets.SecureRemoting.SecureRemotingClient.AttempSendRequest(String service, Hashtable input) at Altiris.Core.Sockets.SecureRemoting.SecureRemotingClient.SendRequestI(String service, Hashtable input) at Altiris.Core.Sockets.SecureRemoting.SecureRemotingClient.SendRequest(String service, Hashtable input) at Altiris.ClientTask.Server.Web.WebClientApiManager.ProcessRegister(NameValueCollection queryValues, Stream requestStream, Int32 contentLength)
Problem 2 Trace - Client Side Process: AeXNSAgent.exe (1900) Thread ID: 4432 Module: Client Task Agent.dll Source: Client Task Agent Description: CTaskServerConnection::Register(): CAtrsException exception, error = "Unable to find response node", OS error = 2147549183, at line 772 re-throw at CClientTaskServerConn::CheckResponseDocument re-throw at CClientTaskServerConn::ParseServerListDocument re-throw at CClientTaskServerConn::UpdateCoordinationServerList re-throw at CClientTaskServerConn::Register
Problem 1 The "Altiris Object Host Service" on the Task Server is stopped. This has been seen to happen after doing a repair of the TaskManagementSetup.msi file under ..\Setup Files\Task Server.
Problem 2 The Client Task Agent did not handle locked down security policies on the client.
Problem 1 Start the "Altiris Object Host Service" on the Task Server.
Problem 2 Is fixed in Task Manager SP2 which was released first quarter 2009.
Applies To Problem 1 Notification Server 6.0 SP3 Task Server 6.0.1356
Problem 2 Notification Server 6.0 SP3 Task Server 6.0.1356 Security Policies defined: Local policies (security options) are configured on the Notification Server and clients as:
Microsoft network client: Digitally sign communications (always)—Disabled Microsoft network client: Digitally sign communications (if server agrees)—Enabled Network access: Allow anonymous SID/Name translation—Disabled Network access: Do not allow anonymous enumeration of SAM accounts—Enabled Network access: Do not allow anonymous enumeration of SAM accounts and shares—Enabled Network access: Let Everyone permissions apply to anonymous users—Disabled Network access: Named Pipes that can be accessed anonymously—COMNAP,COMNODE,SQL/QUERY,SPOOLSS,LLSRPC,EPMAPPER,LOCATOR,TrkWks,TrkSvr Network access: Restrict anonymous access to Named Pipes and Shares—Enabled Network access: Shares that can be accessed anonymously—COMCFG,DFS$ Network access: Sharing and security model for local accounts—Classic—local users authenticate as themselves Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level—Send NTLMv2 response only / refuse LM & NTLM Network security: Minimum session security for NTLM SSP based (including secure RPC) clients—Require NTLMv2 session security, Require 128-bit encryption Network security: Minimum session security for NTLM SSP based (including secure RPC) servers—Require NTLMv2 session security, Require 128-bit encryption
Imported Document ID: TECH25456
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