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HP Thin Clients cannot logon to domain, need to disjoin/rejoin domain to fix.

PeabodyIT asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have a unique problem.  I am in a library environment and I use HP Thin Cleints as my PAC machines (basically they just connect to the internet only).  Every now and again they will not log on to the domain, neither the regualr user account nor the domain admin account.  Stnage to say the least.  I do get some error messages in th event logs on the DC.  See below.  

"The session setup from the computer OPAC04 failed to authenticate. The name(s) of the account(s) referenced in the security database is OPAC04$.  The following error occurred:
Access is denied."

The session setup from the computer OPAC02 failed to authenticate. The name(s) of the account(s) referenced in the security database is OPAC02$.  The following error occurred:
Access is denied.


Any thoughts/ideas why this could be happening???

Thanks for any help you can give.

-Mike R.
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They are thin clients with the write protector enabled, so nothing is being written to the flash drive.  I will run the command in the article and see what happens.  I may be having a time issue too and that may be the cause.  Thanks a bunch Adam.  

I'll write back with results!



Results not promising since its win xp embedded, does not have the netdom utility.  But I did find my answer.  called HP and the firmware version is the culprit here.  This is a problem that they have sine then rectified, and it is something to do with the write-protect utility.  Thank you for your help!!!

Thanks for the points, but I feel like I don't deserve them.  Glad to hear you got it up and running though.
Naser GabajE&P Senior Software Specialist

Also disjoin and rejoin hime again will solve the issue, look @ this:


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