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For reasons outside of my control, netlogon has to be disabled on a specific server. That server also happens to be on the domain.

I need to be able to remotely access a share on the box using a local account, however with netlogon disabled the server will (seemingly) refuse to authenticate any user, local or domain.

I am wondering if there is some way around this, i.e. to connect to a share on the box using a local user, without windows shutting down my attempts because it cannot authenticate domain users due to netlogon being disabled.

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Why's netlogon disabled? It's kinda important.. If the problem is domain logins, can you take the system off the domain? –  Shane Madden May 25 '12 at 16:00
Without Netlgon you either need to resort to sneakernet or some other network stack (IPX, NFS, etc) –  uSlackr May 25 '12 at 17:23
Do you need to connect to this server over a share or could it be ftp or similar service? I don't think it's possible to connect to a windows share w/o netlogon. Another possibility would be to enable netlogon service but configure the windows firewall to only allow a certain host or something to connect to it over windows file sharing. –  Bad Dos May 25 '12 at 17:25

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