Error: The access account does not have powers. (NETIQKB70996)

  • 7770996
  • 21-Mar-2008
  • 20-Sep-2011


Directory & Resource Administrator 8.x


Error: 0xc00434a2: The access account does not have powers.

Event ID: 16315
Unable to add new Secondary DRA server to an existing MMS.


To resolve this issue, unlock the DRA service account and try to re-add the secondary server to the MMS.  Otherwise, check the server(s) firewall port settings and make sure ports required by DRA are not blocked.


Possible Cause: The DRA Service Account or Override Account has been locked out.

Known Cause:  A firewall is in place that is blocking ports needed by DRA.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB70996

Open the ports needed by DRA on the firewall.  See NETIQKB3294.