Windows Server

The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relation

This error is a-bit self-explanatory shown in the cover photo. This is because the computer object was deleted for so some other reasons in my lab environment.

Solution: To solve this issue, log on to the device with its local user account as shown below.
– For a similar error on Windows trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failing, see https://techdirectarchive.com/2016/04/11/trust-relationship-between-this-workstation-and-the-primary-domain-failed/

You will have to take the Server out of the domain and have it rejoined.
– Click on change settings

In order to take the PC out of the Domain
– Click on Work Group

Click on Ok.
– This will prompt the following information window below

Click on Ok
– This will prompt you to enter your username and password as shown below.

Click on Ok
– Now you will get a welcome message saying “Welcome to the DFF workgroup”

Click on Ok
– Ignore the restart warning at the moment.
Click on ok as shown below.

Now we want to add the server back to the Domain
– Local the System properties as shown below
– Click on change

Enter you Domain name
– Click on Ok as shown below

This will prompt you to enter the domain administrators password as shown below

When the credentials are entered correctly, the window below will be prompted


Thereafter you will be asked to restart in order for the settings to apply.

Click on Restart Now

And that is all. Now you should be able to access your server again
– Enter your account in the sAM account or UPN as you wish

I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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