TCP/IP communication blocked when running a service as SYSTEM on W

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Subject: TCP/IP communication blocked when running a service as SYSTEM on W
Posted by:  Gerbmeister (Gerbmeist…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006

I have an app that I can run as a service as well.  It is a message service
that communicates to a server on port 443 (SSL).  When I run it as an app on
a 2003 Server R2 Standard Edition, it works.  If I run it as a service under
a specific account (administrator, for example), it works.  If I try to have
it run under the Local System Account, it fails (cannot communicate to the
message service).
Is there some security setting that I need to set in order for this to run
as SYSTEM?  This box is set up as a Domain Controller, I don't know if that
plays into this problem or not.  I have other w2k3 boxes that this works fine
on.  I just can't see what I need to change.  Any ideas?

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