When an Altiris Agent attempts to download a package from a Vista package server (that is, the Package Server Agent has been installed on a Windows Vista computer), it reports the following error in the log:
Download Snapshot failed: Failed to create NS Client component. Error number: 46. Error description: Permission denied (70)
The requesting Altiris Agent cannot download packages from the package server.
Windows Vista locks down the Altiris Agent DCOM launch permissions.
To verify that the package server computer has the correct DCOM permissions:
If the DCOM permissions have been set correctly, the following accounts should have local and remote launch permission for the Altiris Agent object:
Symantec Management Platform 7.0
Package server installed on a Windows Vista SP1 or SP2 operating system