error 1079 the account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other services running in the same process

Posted on 2009-04-14
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
hi experts

i have a windows 2003 server that i cannot start the dns client service. i get the error 1079 the account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other services running in the same process.

it was running as local system. i have since changed it to nt authority\local service but am still getting the same error message. do i need to reboot for this change to take effect?

this server is primary dns server and secondary domain controller

if you need any further info let me know

Question by:rorymurphy
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i changed the logon account from 'local system' to nt authority\network service and this has resolved the issue

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