Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (NETIQKB25615)

  • 7725615
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 08-Sep-2008


Domain Migration Administrator 7.x

Windows cannot determine the user or computer name.


There are several possible causes for this error message. Please refer to the following Microsoft articles addressing this error message:

Please keep in mind that the Return code at the end of the line sometimes tells more than the error message.

  • Return Code 1722 = RPC server is unavailable
  • Return Code 1317 = The specified user does not exist

**NOTE** For more information on the meaning of Windows return codes (RC=) go to a command prompt and type NET HELPMSG xxxx (where xxxx is the number in the return code)


For the Return Code 1317, make sure the account logging into the workstation has permissions to the container that this object and computer are in. ( i.e. Make sure the Authenticated Users still has the 'Read' )right.

For Return Code 1722, follow the resolution steps offered in the Microsoft KB articles.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB25615