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You receive a "No mapping between account names and security IDs was done" error when you edit and then save a Group Policy object in Windows XP Professional
Article ID: 890737 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
Additionally, some of the built-in security identifiers (SIDs) in the Gpttmpl.inf file are converted to Security Account Manager (SAM) account names. If you edit this GPO on a domain controller, all SAM account names change to well-known SIDs.
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: SceCli
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1202
Description: Security policies are propagated with warning. 0x534: No mapping between account names and security IDs was done. Please look for more details in TroubleShooting section in Security Help.
This problem occurs because you use the Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack to maintain security settings on a Windows XP-based computer. When Windows saves the Gpttmpl.inf file, the built-in accounts are not saved to the policy as SIDs. Instead, the Gpttmpl.inf file lists the account names in the Group Policy user interface (UI) section. Client computers experience this problem if one or more of the following conditions are true:
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 26-Jan-2005 20:49 5.1.2600.1621 173,568 Scecli.dll
Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 26-Jan-2005 20:42 5.1.2600.2604 181,248 Scecli.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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