Event errors on PCs in SBS 2003 domain

Posted on 2012-09-04
Last Modified: 2012-09-19
Hi all

We are seeing numerous error event ID's on PCs attached to a SBS 2003 domain (Events 1097, 1030, 1110 in the Application log and Event 7 in the System log - please see full copy and paste below).

Everything "seems" to be working ok but I am still concerned about these errors. I have a suspicion that they are linked to the fact that at one point, the server was dual homed, but now just has one working NIC, the additional card having been disabled.

Any suggestions gratefully received.

Event 1097

Windows cannot find the machine account, No authority could be contacted for authentication. .

Event 1030

Windows cannot query for the list of Group Policy objects. A message that describes the reason for this was previously logged by the policy engine.

Event 1110

Attempt to determine whether user and machine accounts are in the same forest failed (The interface is unknown. ).

Event 7

The kerberos subsystem encountered a PAC verification failure.  This indicates that the PAC from the client xxx0101$ in realm xxxxxx.LOCAL had a PAC which failed to verify or was modified.  Contact your system administrator.
Question by:actionco
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    by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
    Can you please post a COMPLETE IPCONFIG /ALL from both a workstation as well as from your SBS?



    Author Comment

    IPCONFIGS attached.
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    So those look good.  Can you verify that the binding order is correct now that you've disabled the other NIC?  To do this, on the SBS open up Network Connections > Advanced > Advanced Settings

    Make sure that the currently enabled NIC is on the top of the Connections list.  If it isn't, use the arrows on the right to move it to the top.

    Once this is done, rerun the Configure Email and Internet Connection Wizard and reboot the server.

    Finally, if that doesn't resolve the error messages you can try resetting the TCP/IP stack on a workstation.


    Author Closing Comment

    All seems to work now, thank you.

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