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join to domain issue

alisafia asked
Last Modified: 2008-05-31
I am running Windows 2003 R2 AD at 6 sites. They are set to replicate every 15 minutes.
I have been having issues with Windows XP workstations. So far I had 2 incidents like this. I join the machine to the domain and when the user comes in the next day he can't sign into the domain.

The DC is getting the following errors.

6/8/2007  08:10:16
Computer: DC0
Monitor Title: "DC0 Events" (Type=Event Log Monitor)
* Event Time: 6/8/2007 8:09:02 AM
* NETLOGON Error Event
* Event ID: 5805
* The session setup from the computer workstation72 failed to authenticate.
The following error occurred:

6/8/2007  08:05:15
Computer: DC0
Monitor Title: "DC0 Events" (Type=Event Log Monitor)
* Event Time: 6/8/2007 8:04:45 AM
* NETLOGON Error Event
* Event ID: 5723
* The session setup from computer 'workstaion72' failed because the security database does not contain a trust account 'workstation72$' referenced by the specified computer.


If this is the first occurrence of this event for the specified computer and account, this may be a transient issue that doesn't require any action at this time. Otherwise, the following steps may be taken to resolve this problem:

If 'workstation72$' is a legitimate machine account for the computer 'workstation72', then 'workstation72'
should be rejoined to the domain.

If 'workstation72$' is a legitimate interdomain trust account, then the trust should be recreated.

Otherwise, assuming that 'workstation72$' is not a legitimate account, the following action should be taken on 'workstation72':

If 'workstation72' is a Domain Controller, then the trust associated with 'workstation72$' should be deleted.

If 'workstation72' is not a Domain Controller, it should be disjoined from the domain.
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Hypercat (Deb)President

This sounds like something has gone wrong with the creation of the computer's domain account.  Have you tried unjoining the computer from the domain, deleting the computer's domain account, and then rejoining?  Normally, this should clear up any problems.


Yes thats how I did it to fixe it. I hope the problem don't reappear.
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