I've imaged a room full of PCs to Windows 7 (from a clean sysprep'd image) and have discovered only about 1/3 of them are working properly.
The rest fail to apply any computer GPO's - running RSOP shows the error:
Group Policy Infrastructure failed due to the error listed below.
The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted
I've checked everything I can think of:
- DNS is working fine
- Updated/downgraded network drivers
- Re-imaged again
- Servers are ok and policies are ok
Its odd as all the PCs are identical hardware, with the same image on, but it seems entirely random which ones work. Its not cabling as swapping them around doesn't make any difference.
The system event shows an initial error:
Followed by another:
This computer was not able to set up a secure session with a domain controller in domain DOMAIN due to the following:
There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request.
This may lead to authentication problems. Make sure that this computer is connected to the network. If the problem persists, please contact your domain administrator.
Anyone seen this before? I'm either about to throw these out of the window, or simply put them back to XP!
The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not resolve the computer name. This could be caused by one of more of the following:
a) Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller.
b) Active Directory Replication Latency (an account created on another domain controller has to the currennot replicated t domain controller).