User is not alerted when logging on with domain cached credentials

Symptoms

When you attempt to log on to a domain from a Windows-based workstation or member server and a domain controller cannot be located, no error message is displayed. Instead, you are logged on to the local computer using cached credentials.

Resolution

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

To configure Windows to display a message when a user is logged on using cached credentials, follow these steps on each computer on which you want to display a message:
  1. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  2. Select the following registry key:
    HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
  3. On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following value:
    Value Name: ReportControllerMissing
    Data Type: REG_SZ
    Data Value: TRUE (must be all uppercase)
  4. Quit Registry Editor.
For each user for whom you want to display a message, follow these steps:
  1. Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  2. Select the following registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
  3. On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following value:
    Value Name: ReportDC
    Data Type: REG_DWORD
    Data Value: 1
  4. Quit Registry Editor.

More Information

To verify that you are logged on to the domain, check the System log. If you were logged on using cached credentials, you see the following event:
Event ID 5719

No Windows domain controller is available for domain
domain_name the following error occurred: There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request.
When you are using cached credentials, you may not see evidence of that immediately. Evidence is that you do not have access to items such as group policies, roaming profiles, home folders, or logon scripts.
Propriedades

ID do Artigo: 242536 - Última Revisão: 11/02/2009 - Revisão: 1

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