troubleshooting Question

Server is dropping authentication

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I have one of seven servers that is part of a Windows AD network that started giving us problems.

For some reason, some users (about 5-7 out of 25) are getting access denied messages when trying to connect to this server. This is a Win 2003 Std file server with Exchange 2003 loaded on it. It is not a DC and there are 4 DCs out there to authenticate.

There are no error messages anywhere, not on the server nor on the client.

To resolve the issue, sometimes I have to restart the computer, log in as admin, log off and log the user in. Today I had to remove one win7 pc out of the domain and rejoin. I also had to do the same on an xp and recreate the profile on the workstation.

It's very erratic on the fixes. the problem is that I can't reproduce the problem. It will happen suddenly and with no warning.

any ideas?

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