I'm playing around with remote UWP AppServices in C# and I run into a very early roadblock: Getting a
I followed the tutorial on https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/launch-resume/communicate-with-a-remote-app-service with my own code and I tried out the RemoteSystems sample as part of https://github.com/Microsoft/Windows-universal-samples
Unfortunately, the result is always the same.
First I request access to remote systems:
RemoteSystemAccessStatus status = await RemoteSystem.RequestAccessAsync();
This is successful:
status has the value
Next, I create a
var deviceHost = new HostName("computer2");
Then I want to get a RemoteSystem instance:
RemoteSystem remoteSystem = await RemoteSystem.FindByHostNameAsync(deviceHost);
This throws an exception:
Catastrophic failure (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8000FFFF (E_UNEXPECTED))
One of my computer was upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10, the other from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. So there is a chance my computers are "misconfigured" in some way (I remember the unnecessary task scheduler entries for Windows Media Center...)
My question: What are recommended practices to troubleshoot these kinds of problems? Are there tools that can help me? Right now I'm now even sure where to start looking...
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