"LogonUser() Failed with error code: 1789" after you enter enterprise administrator credentials in the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool Configuration Wizard

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PROBLEM

After you enter your enterprise admin credentials in the Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool Configuration Wizard, you receive the following error message:
LogonUser() Failed with error code: 1789

CAUSE

This issue typically occurs when the computer on which you're running the Directory Sync tool can't authenticate with Active Directory.

SOLUTION

To resolve this issue, use one or more of the following methods:
  • Restart the computer.
  • Join the computer to a workgroup and then join the computer back to the domain. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
    2. Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, click Change Settings.
    3. Click the Computer Name tab, and then click Change.
    4. Select the Workgroup option, and then type a workgroup in the Workgroup dialog box.
    5. Restart the computer.
    6. Repeat steps 1 through 3.
    7. Select the Domain option, and then type the domain name in the Domain dialog box to add the computer back to the domain.
    8. Restart the computer.
Still need help? Go to the Office 365 Community website or the Windows Azure Active Directory Forums website.

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Article ID: 2508225 - Last Review: October 31, 2013 - Revision: 20.0
Applies to
  • Windows Azure
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft Office 365 for enterprises (pre-upgrade)
  • Microsoft Office 365 for education  (pre-upgrade)
  • CRM Online via Office 365 E Plans
  • Windows Azure Recovery Services
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