Member Server unable to auth domain user

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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airnikeAsked:
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Casca1Connect With a Mentor Commented:
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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RockWangCommented:
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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airnikeAuthor Commented:
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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Casca1Commented:
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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airnikeAuthor Commented:
group membership? let me check that ...
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Jure_BiljusCommented:
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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Casca1Commented:
Thanks for the points and score.
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