Kerberos event id 4 on 2003 servers
Posted on 2010-11-28
I have two servers PDC and a backup DC each are running Windows Standard Server 2003.
I am having problem with file replication.
The new DC was a standard server and I promoted it to a backup domain controller. When installing the DC I chose the secondary controller, and the promotion went fine.
The setup on each server is as follows.
The PDC services are, DNS, DHCP, WINs, remote services.
The secondary DC has DNS.
What is happening is after I installed the DNS on the secondary DC all heck broke loose. The secondary DC decided to over write the DNS on the PDC and ruined it. I had to get help from EE to fix this problem,
thank you ChiefIT.
Now what I am getting is a Kerberos error id 4 on both servers.
Looking at the error messages the PDC is saying “the Kerberos client received a error from the server host/SecondDC.Mydomain.com. The target name used was Mydomain\SecondDC$.
The SecondDC is getting the same type Kerberos error id 4 but the server name is PDC instead of SecondDC$
What I am seeing in the messages is two different domain names, Mydomain.com and Mydomain.
I remember reading from an article about DNS by ChiefIT that there could be a problem with DNS if
Sysvol has a subdirectory of itself.
I looked on both servers and yes they do have two Sysvol directories the Sysvol subdirectory is the one being shared.
Could this be the problem causing the Kerberos errors?
Please give me some help to fix the Kerberos errors.