JSI Tip 0375 - The Trust Relationship Between Workstation and Domain Failed.

Jerold Schulman

December 30, 1997

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If you receive the subject message during a Net Use or Net View or in User Manager while trying to add an account from a Workstation or Member Server or you can not log onto the console because the computer account is missing, then:

The computer's machine account has the incorrect role or its password has become mismatched with that of the domain database.

To resolve the problem, log on locally as a local administrator. In Control Panel / Network, select Change and enter a Workgroup name, leaving the domain and reboot, logging on locally. Join the domain by either of the following methods:

In Control Panel / Network, select Change and enter the Domain Name if you can provide an administrator username and password on the domain.


You can delete the existing computer account in Server Manager, recreate the computer account, synchronize the domain, and then on the client, rejoin the domain.

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