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Time skew between storage system and Windows domain causes authentication failures during CIFS setup

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Applies to

  • Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode


CIFS setup fails.
Error messages:
Could not authenticate with domain controller: Filer and Domain controller clocks are more than 5 minutes apart. Filer and Domain Controller times must be synchronized in Windows 2000 domains.
Filer and domain controller clocks are more than 5 minutes apart
Ticket not yet valid
Could not authenticate user
There are no logon servers available to service the logon request


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