adsutil.vbs Error 462

While trying to create a script to stop and start web sites on multiple servers, I got an error on 3 of the four servers:

The remote server machine does not exist or is unavailable
ErrNumber: 462 (0x1CE)
Error trying to open the object: w3svc/8

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After a lot of hunting around, I discovered that the problem was that the Windows Firewall was turned on.

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I changed the Domain Profile to have the firewall disabled and left the others enabled.

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Running the script again, I was able to connect to the remote computer and stop the web site.

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Spam Gallery–Tutoring Materials

The Spam Gallery is a series of posts that give examples of spam messages, explaining telltales signs of how they are spam.

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This message loses all credibility through misspellings.  In addition, the email address is totally different from the sender’s name (Stacy).  Finally, although the email is addressed to “co-workers”, this email is only sent to one person.