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Error Message: Logon Failure: The Target Account Name Is Incorrect

This article was previously published under Q310340
SYMPTOMS
When you try to gain access to a child domain controller from the parent domain, you may receive the following error message:
Logon Failure: The target account name is incorrect.
CAUSE
This error message can occur if two computers have the same computer name. One computer is located in the child domain; the other computer is located in the parent domain.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, rename one of the computers, or delete the machine account on the parent domain.
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Article ID: 310340 - Last Review: 02/28/2007 01:05:23 - Revision: 3.2

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • kbenv kberrmsg kbprb KB310340
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