JSI Tip 1664. Computer account of member Server/Workstation missing from domain?

If you receive:

The session setup to the NT domain controller <PDC name> for the domain <domain name> failed because the NT domain controller does not have an account for the computer <computer name>.

when you attempt to logon to the network from a member server/workstation, perform the following:

On the member workstation/server, use Control Panel / Network / Identification / Change the Member of to Workgroup and type a workgroup name. Click OK and click Yes.

On the PDC, use Server Manager to select the member server/workstation and on the Computer menu, press Remove From Domain. Click Yes and OK. Select the PDC and on the Computer menu, press Synchronize Entire Domain and then click Yes. On the Computer menu, press Add to Domain. Select the Windows NT Workstation or Server radial button and type the member computer name. Click Add and click Close. Select the PDC and on the Computer menu, press Synchronize Entire Domain and then click Yes.

On the member workstation/server, use Control Panel / Network / Identification / Change the Member of to Domain and type the domain name. Click OK to confirm and click Yes.

As an alternate to the above, you can try using NETDOM.

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