Server Locator Point Might Stop Functioning After Upgrading To SMS 2003 Service Pack 3
If the site system serving as your server locator point (SLP) is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1, the Local Launch permissions for the Internet Guest Account may be removed after the upgrade to SMS 2003 SP3.
WORKAROUND: Follow the manual procedures outlined in the Site Systems Frequently Asked Questions (http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sms/sms2003/techfaq/tfaq02.mspx).
Reset the COM permissions so that the Internet Guest Account (IUSR_<servername>) has Local Launch permissions, as shown in the following procedure.
To grant Local Launch permission to the Internet Guest Account
1. On the site system, from the Start menu, click Run and type dcomcnfg.exe.
2. In Component Services, click Console Root, then click Component Services. Next, click Computers, My Computer, DCOM Config, and then click SMS_SERVER_LOCATOR POINT. On the Action menu, click Properties.
3. In the Launch and Activation Properties dialog box, navigate to the Security tab. In the Launch and Activation Permissions section, click Edit.
4. In the Launch and Activation Permissions dialog box, select the check box to allow Local Activation for Internet Guest Account (IUSR_servername).