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No logon servers available even though local logon

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I built a server and shipped it across the country. It is a domain member. I tried to have someone there login to it locally using the local administrator account. This is running Windows Server 2008. I made sure they used computername\administrator, but it gives the error that no logon servers are available. I tried cached credentials from the domain, but with the same result.

How do I get into this server?
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by:Neil Russell
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Is it on the network correctly?
Can it be seen from other machines?
Do you allow RDP Sessions to it? can you cannect?

A little more info please and we can try and help a little more.

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by:Alan_White
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Safe Mode / Last Known Good ?
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Datedman earned 1500 total points
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They're not logging in correctly. :)
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by:Alan_White
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Following Datedman's logic...  Duff Keyboard?
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by:Datedman
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This is not a DC right?  If not, you can *always* log on as local admin so they have to be entering it incorrectly I think.
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by:jhalscott
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He is a retard. No matter how many times I told him computername\administrator he was using a forward slash. We are fine now. This person is clueless about Windows Server 2008. Thanks, for your help.
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by:Datedman
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Damned users!  Can't live with em, can't find work without em!
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