Event ID 3210 and 5722 Appear When Synchronizing Entire Domain

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When you select Synchronize Entire Domain in Server Manager on the primary domain controller (PDC), system Event ID 5722 appears. System Event ID 3210 appears on the backup domain controller (BDC).


To correct this problem, select Synchronize with Primary Domain Controller in Server Manager after highlighting the BDC.

NOTE: If this option is not available in Server Manager, type the following at the MS-DOS command prompt:

net config server /srvcomment:"<Comment for this BDC>"

The following lists detailed information about Event ID 3210 and Event ID 5722:

Failed to authenticate with %2, a Windows NT domain controller for domain %1.

The session setup from the computer %1 failed to authenticate. The name of the account referenced in the security database is %2. The following error occurred: %n%3


Article ID: 142869 - Last Review: February 24, 2014 - Revision: 2.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.5
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 3.51
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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