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use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by karim » May 17, 2019 8:43 am

Hello,
i have a question about the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key
when i've installed for the first time my veeam infrastructure i added this registry key on my windows server 2016 proxies to permit the veeam services installation). theses servers were in WORKGROUP mode.
now they joined our Active Directory domain, so i deleted this key and recreated the proxies on veeam, but sometime they became unavailable. i recreated the key and now it's all good.

i thought that this key was mandatory only for servers in workgroup mode. does we have to always add this key for proxy installation ?

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by HannesK » May 17, 2019 1:22 pm

Hello,
no, in general this key is not required.

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Hannes

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by karim » May 17, 2019 1:27 pm

thank you for your reply,
but how can you explain that the managed server became more available when i added this key ?!
before that, servers were unavailable several times in a day

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by Vitaliy S. » May 17, 2019 1:37 pm

This key does not make servers more available, so that might be a coincidence. What were the error messages you saw for these servers?

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by karim » May 17, 2019 1:43 pm

there was no message, only the red cross
i will retry this

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by Vitaliy S. » May 17, 2019 1:47 pm

Do you have Veeam ONE by any chance? If yes, then it can tell you the exact time and the error message observed for these servers.

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by karim » May 17, 2019 1:57 pm

no sorry :)

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by karim » May 17, 2019 6:45 pm

after deleting this key the 2 servers are unavailable after a certain time, if i rescan them they become available
https://ibb.co/KXMmtjn

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by karim » May 17, 2019 7:30 pm

i got it, when one of the proxy was unavailable one of the backup has failed with this message : "failed to connect to the port proxy:2500"
i dont' know why i get this message, everything is ok on our firewalls.

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by karim » May 20, 2019 7:27 am

i deleted the registry key for the week-end and everything is ok...effectively a coincidence like you said. sorry for the noise.

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Re: use of the LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy registry key

Post by Vitaliy S. » May 25, 2019 7:11 am

For the network related problem, try reviewing a Windows Event log to see if there are any error messages happening at the same time as the main error.

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