Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When logging into a new virtual machine which was recently added to a domain, I am getting the following error message:

The system cannot log you on due to the following error: The name or security ID (SID) of the domain specified is inconsistent with the trust information for that domain. Please try again or consult your system administrator.

share|improve this question

3 Answers 3

up vote 2 down vote accepted

Or use New SID tool from Microsoft Sysinternals to generate a new SID.

share|improve this answer
    
Since this was a cloned Virtual Machine, the New SID tool did the trick. Thanks so much. –  Mike Messina Jul 30 '09 at 20:19

Did you clone the machine w/o using sysprep (or some other tool that can clear SIDs)? If you did I would rebuild the box. If you didn't a simple remove from domain, then readd to domain should clear that up.

share|improve this answer

Apparently, NewSID has been depreciated.

Any other way except for SysPrep?

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.