Logon failure: the target account name is incorrect

Posted on 2014-02-27
Last Modified: 2014-02-27

One of our windows 8 system is not accessible through network via its name if we try via IP it is accessible. other system working fine with no issue.

try flush DNS, disable antivirus, turn off firewall.register netbios.

Thanks Aditya
Question by:Aditya Arora
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Accepted Solution

Santosh Gupta earned 167 total points
ID: 39891211

try following.

1. ping with FQDN name
2. try to access the server with unc path \\abc\

if both not works then check the A/Host record of your windows 8 in DNS.

Assisted Solution

djsharma earned 167 total points
ID: 39891217
Create host  and pointer record  in DNS.
It will resolve the issue.

Author Comment

by:Aditya Arora
ID: 39891251

1. Ping with FQDN name is giving reply but IP is not correct.
2. not working.
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Assisted Solution

by:Manjunath Sullad
Manjunath Sullad earned 166 total points
ID: 39891261
Seems to be there is mismatch in DNS entries, You need to check the DNS entries,

Configure manually A and PTR record and chek.

Author Closing Comment

by:Aditya Arora
ID: 39891267
:) Thanks All . it working Now.

How I missed it. :(

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