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

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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: February 28, 2007 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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