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Target Resolution Error / Kerberos Security Error

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#1 DefaultGateway


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Posted 05 April 2016 - 07:40 AM

I have a Windows GUI Server and Windows Core Server.

On GUI Server, adding the Core Server via Add Servers gives a Target Resolution Error.

And sometimes also Kerberos Security Error.


I have tried the following on both the GUI Server and Core Server:

- Disable Firewall

- Powershell > EnablePSRemoting

- Powershell > Configure SMRemoting.exe -Enable

- Powershell > Set-Item wsman:\localhost\Client\Trustedhosts [Name of Server] -Concatenate -Force

- Powershell > New-ItemProperty -Name LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy -path HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System -PropertyType DWORD -value 1


I also tried "ipconfig /flushdns", remove the Core Server and then add it again.

Can someone please help me with this Error message?


Both Servers are on the same subnet/network.

After the Core Server has joined the domain of the Domain Controller, and then adding the Core Server via Add Servers; there are no errors.

But after promoting the Core Server to a Child Domain, on the GUI Server; it first says that it has no Access to the OS, then Kerberos Security Error and then Target Resolution Error.

Both Servers are Virtual Machines (VMware Workstation / Learning Environment)

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#2 JohnnyJammer


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Posted 05 April 2016 - 06:10 PM

never done just core servers before but are they both using the same DNS server and what does nslookup give you?

#3 DefaultGateway

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Posted 07 April 2016 - 04:10 AM

Thank You for Replying to this Topic.

But I no longer need any assistance with these Error messages.

#4 Sammy_iyke001


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Posted 20 February 2018 - 08:27 AM


Can you tell us what solved this issue for you? I I am having the same issue currently.

Your help would be appreciated.


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