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Member Server unable to auth domain user

Posted on 2004-08-31
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I have this new server running on W2K3 Standard ...
It's not configured to run AD but only Printer & File Sharing ...
I've joined the domain for this server.

Currently, the server is unable to authenicate domain users who try to access this server. I can add domain user in .. but i cannot get it to the server with my domain account. I think i've might missed out something. My DC is running on W2K3 SBS.

Please advice.
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Question by:airnike
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by:RockWang
ID: 11949563
What's the error code and description when domain clients access the server? Try to access this server with domain administrator account, if yes, maybe the security policy cause that problem.
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by:airnike
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My clients tried to acccess the server ... it prompted them for password ...
when keyed in their domain username and password ... it does not work ...
somehow if i key in the local server account ... it will allow connection ...
please advice ...
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by:Casca1
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Have you verified the group memberships? It sounds like it hasn't joined the domain properly, causing domain accounts not to work, but the local accounts do.
I would check there, myself.
Good Luck!
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by:airnike
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group membership? let me check that ...
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Casca1 earned 290 total points
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Yeah, see if the member server has the proper accounts, and doesn't have one of those Unknown accounts; I'm sure you know the ones I mean.
If you see that, try unjoining and re-joining. Probably fix the issue.
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by:Jure_Biljus
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just try checking if your domain user account is added in your server' "user accounts" list. In other words, you have to add domain user as a "local user" in your windows server (eg administrator, power user, ...). Hope that helps... Regards.
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by:Casca1
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Thanks for the points and score.
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