Out of sync VM with DC due to snapshot revert – Fix Security database trust relationship issues

Ever get that feeling when you’re working on snapshot VMs and you mistakenly revert the wrong VM and now it cannot log into the domain due to out of sync security database between the VM and the Domain Controller. follow these quick steps to fix a “The Security Database on the Server Does Not Have a Computer Account for This Workstation Trust Relationship”

  1. Disconnect the virtual network adapter on the virtual machine that is having connection issues.
  2. Login on to the Server/PC that is inaccessible with an account that has Administrator privileges.
  3. Connect the server virtual network adapter back in while logged on.
  4. Change the domain name from FQDN (ie:- windom.local ) to the short name (ie:- windom).
  5. Reboot the virtual machine and log back in as the domain user and all should be fine.

About virtuallylg

Hello, my name is Lorenzo Galelli, I have been working with availability and virtualization solutions for Symantec for over a decade now and its amazing to see the impact virtualization has brought to the world of IT. During my time at Symantec I have worked as a systems engineer for customers big and small and seen a vast array of different virtualization projects. I am currently Technical Product Manager for ApplicationHA for VMware and KVM and I also have focus on VDI especially with Symantec's VirtualStore and FileStore technologies. Follow my blog for all things Symantec and virtualization. Opinions expressed here are my own.
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