When using Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 to perform a Physical-to-Virtual conversion (P2V), the following error message appears during the Scan System phase.
VMM does not have appropriate permissions to access the resource on the %server.
Access is denied (0x80070005))
Ensure that Virtual Machine Manager has the appropriate rights to perform this action.
Additional Information: The Source computer is the machine intended to be virtualized in the P2V conversion.
This failure is typically caused by either of the following conditions:
To resolve the problem, follow these steps:
a. Click Start, point to Run and type "WBEMtest" (without the quotes) in the Open box and click OK. This will open the WBEMtest window.
b. Click Connect in the upper right hand corner.
c. Now, connect to the CIMV2 namespace on the Source computer.
Note Be sure to use the name of your Source computer.
d. Then click Connect to complete the connection. This should connect without any errors displayed.
e. Just to confirm access to a sample object, select Open Class and type Win32_PhysicalMemory.
f. You should see objects populate in the Object Editor window. The actual content returned is not as important as the fact that a remote connection to the CIMV2 namespace was established.
a. Click Start, point to Run and type wmimgmt.msc and click OK. This will open the WMI Control (Local).
b. Right click on the WMI Control (Local) node and select Properties.
c. Select the Security tab, highlight Root and then open security by clicking the Security button in the lower right.
d. Select "Remote Enable" permission for Everyone or the specific user account that you want to grant this permission to.
e. This action does not require a reboot.
a. Click Start, point to Run and type dcomcnfg and click OK. This will open the Component Services snap-in.|
b. Expand Component Service, then Computers, then My Computer. If My Computer has a red down arrow mark, it means that the service is not running. It will need to be started.
c. Right click on My Computer and select Properties and select the COM Security tab.
d. Click Edit Limits under the Launch and Activation Permissions section.
e. For the Everyone user give the "Remote Activation" permission or add the specific user account that you want to grant this permission to.
Note The following error message may occur if the appropriate WMI permission is not granted to the user:
Access Denied" with Error Code: 0x80041003
a. Start Registry Editor.
b. Locate the following path:
c. This key should have a REG_SZ value EnableDCOM and a value of Y.