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Error message when you try to map to a network drive of a DFS share by using a different user name than the one that you used to log on to Windows Vista or Windows 7: "A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated."
Article ID: 968264 - View products that this article applies to.
You log on to your Windows Vista or Windows 7 desktop computer by using your regular domain account. When use other credentials to map to a Distributed File System (DFS) share, you receive the following error message:
ERROR_NO_SUCH_LOGON_SESSION winerror. A specified logon session does not exist. It may already have been terminated.
This behavior occurs when the "Do not allow storage of credentials or .NET Passports for network authentication" Network access policy is enabled.
To work around this behavior, follow these steps:
Article ID: 968264 - Last Review: September 4, 2012 - Revision: 2.0