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RE: RPC and grc.com and www.BlackViper.com
From: Tim Donahue <TDonahue () haynesconstruction com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 14:15:21 -0500

Well, without RPC many services that make up the base Windows functions
would not be able to start.  Now I will admit that many of the services that
depend on RPC aren't necessary for most people's usage, but they would be
necessary in a corporate envronment.  A couple examples:

IIS (for web servers)
Cryptographic Services (Maintians Root Certificates and a database of the
signatures of important windows files)
Disk Manager
Your network connections...
Task Scheduler
Human Interface Device Access (Controls my mouse among other periferals...
And probably yours)

Hope this helps answer your question.

Tim Donahue

-----Original Message-----
From: Mr Babak Memari [mailto:memari () mail15 com] 
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 12:40 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RPC and grc.com and www.BlackViper.com


grc.com has a file ( DCOMbob.exe ) that can disable the
RPC in Windows .
On the other hand , the www.BlackViper.com says that we can not
Disable the RPC ,because it is Critical for windows OS, and after
disabling RPC , our OS will not BOOT .

Can you please tell me what thay mean?

Babak from IRAN



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