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CWmi::Connect(): ConnectServer(Namespace) failed. - 0x80070057

CWmi::Connect(): ConnectServer(Namespace) failed. - 0x80070057

CWmi::Connect(): ConnectServer(Namespace) failed. - 0x80070057

hi all,

    i get this message in the cmm.log file when i try a client push installation using System Center Configuration Manager 2007. is there anyone out there who can help me understand why this happens and what the remedies are.   I need to get this working as i have got theory knowledge bt im failing practically.

RE: CWmi::Connect(): ConnectServer(Namespace) failed. - 0x80070057

i meant ccm.log file. here is a snippet


---> Searching for SMSClientInstall.* under '\\c2.topdog.net\admin$\'    SMS_CLIENT_CONFIG_MANAGER    3/24/2009 9:57:45 AM    1848 (0x0738)
CWmi::Connect(): ConnectServer(Namespace) failed. - 0x80070057    SMS_CLIENT_CONFIG_MANAGER    3/24/2009 9:57:45 AM    1848 (0x0738)
---> Unable to connect to WMI on remote machine "C2", error = 0x80070057.    SMS_CLIENT_CONFIG_MANAGER    3/24/2009 9:57:45 AM    1848 (0x0738)
---> Deleting SMS Client Install Lock File '\\c2.topdog.net\admin$\SMSClientInstall.TDS'    SMS_CLIENT_CONFIG_MANAGER    3/24/2009 9:57:45 AM    1848 (0x0738)

RE: CWmi::Connect(): ConnectServer(Namespace) failed. - 0x80070057

    i have done some research on this. and i found out microsoft give a tool to diagonise WMI. its called wmidiag [google this]. i have used it to correct most of the problems but the remaining errors approximately 10. i have failed because i don't understand what they mean. im going to post a little snippet from the log file it produced. please help me with this.


57500 12:48:48 (0) ** WMI namespace security for 'ROOT/PERFMON': .......................................................................... MODIFIED.
57501 12:48:48 (1) !! ERROR: Default trustee 'BUILTIN\PERFORMANCE LOG USERS' has been REMOVED!
57502 12:48:48 (0) **        - REMOVED ACE:
57503 12:48:48 (0) **          ACEType:  &h0
57504 12:48:48 (0) **                    ACCESS_ALLOWED_ACE_TYPE
57505 12:48:48 (0) **          ACEFlags: &h12
57506 12:48:48 (0) **                    CONTAINER_INHERIT_ACE
57507 12:48:48 (0) **                    INHERITED_ACE
57508 12:48:48 (0) **          ACEMask:  &h23
57509 12:48:48 (0) **                    WBEM_ENABLE
57510 12:48:48 (0) **                    WBEM_METHOD_EXECUTE
57511 12:48:48 (0) **                    WBEM_REMOTE_ACCESS
57512 12:48:48 (0) **
57513 12:48:48 (0) ** => The REMOVED ACE was part of the DEFAULT setup for the trustee.
57514 12:48:48 (0) **    Removing default security will cause some operations to fail!
57515 12:48:48 (0) **    It is possible to fix this issue by editing the security descriptor and adding the ACE.
57516 12:48:48 (0) **    For WMI namespaces, this can be done with 'WMIMGMT.MSC'.
57517 12:48:48 (0) **
57518 12:48:48 (0) ** WMI namespace security for 'ROOT/RSOP':

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