Points of My Scenario
1. I am admin of a Windows Server 2003 domain.
2. Member servers use domain accounts to run services for various enterprise applications.
3. Whenever a server restarts, services that depend on a domain account fail to start automatically - eventhough they are configured to start automatically.
4. To temporarily fix this issue, the password for the account has to be re-entered in the "Log On" tab of the service's properties.
How can I ensure that services using these domain accounts automatically start when the relevant member server restarts?
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