Logon failure: the target account name is incorrect


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
Aditya AroraNetwork & Hardware Asked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Santosh GuptaCommented:

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.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
DhananjayTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Create host  and pointer record  in DNS.
It will resolve the issue.
Aditya AroraNetwork & Hardware Author Commented:

1. Ping with FQDN name is giving reply but IP is not correct.
2. not working.
Manjunath SulladTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Seems to be there is mismatch in DNS entries, You need to check the DNS entries,

Configure manually A and PTR record and chek.
Aditya AroraNetwork & Hardware Author Commented:
:) Thanks All . it working Now.

How I missed it. :(
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows Server 2003

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.