After attempting to deploy Sophos endpoint software to a computer the following error is reported to the console.
0000002f. Installation involves creating a scheduled task on the computer. This requires the Remote Registry service to be running.
First seen in
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000+
The Remote Registry service on the endpoint computer needs to be started for the deployment to successfully install the software from the console.
What To Do
- Click Start | Run Type:
services.msc | Press return.
- Browse to the 'Remote Registry' service, right-click on it and select 'Properties'.
- Change the 'Startup type' to Automatic, and click 'Apply'.
- Press the 'Start' button, click Apply | OK.
- Attempt the deployment again. It should now install correctly.
Note: Instructions in the Sophos endpoint deployment guide explain how to enable this service for multiple computers running in a domain environment.