From: Ishank Jain (ijain_at_vitalimages.com)
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 12:22:04 -0600
Hmmm... How do find what launch permissions I have for the COM Server?
I caught the error as decribed in the article and it says "Automation Server
can't create object". It also has a Code 0 (Anyone know what that means???)
"Brian Muth" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> What are the launch permissions of the COM server?
> following article helpful.
> "Ishank Jain" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> I have an out-of-process COM server (an exe) which implements the
>> interface and am I having problems creating its instance through
>> The thing is, when the COM server process is running, creation of the
>> ActiveX object is successful but it fails when it is not running. The way
>> understood this worked was that the if the COM server exe was not
>> the SCM will start the executable but I cannot see the COM server
>> being started/launched in the task manager. When I make the actual 'new
>> as if it is doing some processing but the task manager shows no
>> being done. The call then times out and IExplorer comes out of the freeze
>> with the status bar saying 'Error'
>> So is there anything special that needs to done to launch an
>> server using automation that I am not doing?
>> Also, is there a way to monitor what the SCM is currently doing i.e. what
>> process if it trying to launch etc?
>> Another way to reproduce this was to use the <object> tag.
>> <object classid="clsid:84B47960-C50B-481A-B632-20FE1B0B441F" ID="abc.xyz"
>> <SPAN STYLE="color:red"> 2 ActiveX control failed to load! -- Please
>> browser security settings. <br> </SPAN>
>> So if the COM exe server is running I am able to create the object using
>> Class UID but if its not running I see the 'Active X conrol' text on the
>> page showing that I was unable to create the object.
>> A little help would be appreciated,
>> Ishank Jain