How to fix Trust Relationship issue between Workstation and Domain

How to fix Trust Relationship issue between Workstation and Domain

In this post, we’ll learn the steps to fix Trust Relationship issue between Workstation and Domain. You must have seen an error “The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” appear because of the password mismatch while logging to either member Servers or Client machines. Each computer account in Active Directory Users and Computers has an internal password, which automatically gets changed after every 30 days. One copy of this internal password is saved on the Domain Controller and another copy on the workstation.

Whenever, the copy of internal password saved on the workstation mismatches with the copy of password saved on the Domain Controller, the trust relationship will break and this error appears. This error can be fixed only when the trust relationship between the workstation and the Domain Controller established again.

Steps to fix Trust Relationship issue between Workstation and Domain

1.  To fix Trust Relationship issue, log into the workstation on which you are facing this issue by using the credentials of a local administrator.

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