Group Policy Computer Configuration will not apply

I am getting the following error on some Server 2008 and some Vista machines when it tries to apply.  It is odd because it only appears to happen to some of the machines, but there is nothing special about them.  The most recent one is a fresh install of Server 2008 ent x64 bit.

The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not authenticate to the Active Directory service on a domain controller. (LDAP Bind function call failed). Look in the details tab for error code and description.

 ErrorCode 82
  ErrorDescription Local Error

Any Ideas?
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gacusAsked:
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Chris HudsonConnect With a Mentor Cloud Security ArchitectCommented:
1)are you using Windows 2003 DNS?
2)Any CNAMEs in DNS


looks like authentication issue...get a netmon trace and look for kerb traffic
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gacusAuthor Commented:
I have made sure the time is synced.
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ineedccsCommented:
have you tried to manually update using gpupdate to force the .. Did the edit to GPolicy take when you closed out of editor... go back and check if the changes have been made?
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gacusAuthor Commented:
yes I am manually tried to apply the group policy and got the error above.  Yes the settings are applied because they work on other machines in the OU
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gacusAuthor Commented:
It applies the user configuration just fine, but the computer configuration will not apply
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Netman66Commented:
Try resetting the Secure channel using Netdom.  Otherwise, remove it from the domain and rejoin it.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc788073.aspx

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gacusAuthor Commented:
i have tried removing and rejoining the domain.  Doesn't help

the dns is linux
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gacusAuthor Commented:
How do i do the netdom trace for kerb traffic
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gacusAuthor Commented:
I was able to do the trace and it did indeed turn out to be a dns issue.  All is working properly now!
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NetAdSubsCommented:
Can you comment on how you did this trace to find the dns issue?  I believe I am in the same boat as you (same error, using Linux for dns), and I'd love to see some detail as to how you fixed it.
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HershCommented:
dont write any thing in host file at c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
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