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Can't join SP1 machine to NT Domain

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    Hi,

     

    Any ideas why after applying Service Pack 1 - we're unable to join the machine to an NT domain?   Uninstall the service pack and it works fine (after manually adding the macine to server manager)?

     

    Thanks,

     

    Nick

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008 10:37 AM

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  • Hi Nick,

    1. Microsoft does not support joining a Windows Vista-based client computer to a Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 domain.
    2. Could you provide an error message?

    Cheers

    - V

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008 5:07 PM
  • Hmm, I just built a VM with Vista sp1 and tried to join it to an NT domain and I get

     

    The following occurred attempting to join the domain "domainname":

     

    "Login failure: unknown user name or bad password."

     

    Previous to sp1 I could open secpol.msc and change always use ntlmv2 to use LM or NTLM negotiate v2 if possible and by adding the computer in server manager first.  But no more apparently. 

     

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008 7:49 PM
  • Hi, this was an workaround which has been published by MS without warranty. I don't know if they plan to publish an updated workaround since this is clearly unsupported.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940268/

     

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008 8:39 PM