troubleshooting Question

Unable to access shares, from multiple windows 10 machines, residing on a new build of server 2016.

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I am having a problem accessing a remote share, from a windows 10 enterprise system, to a share that resides on a server 2016 machine.  Interestingly enough, I set up another 2016 system which I can access from the same windows 10 machine with no issue.  The system is currently not domain connected and I have tried accessing the hidden share on the d:\ drive of the remote 2016 machine.  I have also shared the drive out to the "Everyone" group with full permissions and I still cannot connect.

From the remote machine, I enter into a windows explorer window \\servername\share, but I never get prompted for a username/password.  Instead I get a window popup stating "Windows cannot access \\servername\share".  The error code is 0x80004005.  

In the event log, on the 2016 server, I am seeing an audit failure, in the Security log, stating "The user has not been granted the requested logon type at this machine"

On the second server, that I installed server 2016 on, I have no problem accessing the share, whether it's the hidden share or the share I set up to Everyone.  

I don't understand why I'm not being prompted to enter my credentials on my Windows 10 machine.  I have also confirmed with others, in my group and they too cannot access any of the shares on the problem 2016 server.

I have looked everywhere under the sun, but cannot find a resolution to this issue.  

Any help is appreciated.
Michael B. Smith
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