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Configuration Wizard fails to complete when configuring a site for Active Directory authentication

Article ID: 52359 - Last Review: October 21, 2015


During an new Installation or changing an existing installation to use Windows Authentication for AD sync,  an error occurs after entering the Windows Domain Account and selecting Windows Authentication and clicking next. 


The following error is shown in the ConfigWizard.log located in [InstallDir]\Logs\.

Warning   2015-Aug-17 11:09:20.918   prairieFyre.Security.NTAccountManager Error occurred validating credentials for FSB\micc_sync: 
--- Start Exception Stack ---
System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x8007200A): The specified directory service attribute or value does not exist.

   at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.Bind(Boolean throwIfFail)
   at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.Bind()
   at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.get_SchemaEntry()
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.ADStoreCtx.IsContainer(DirectoryEntry de)
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.ADStoreCtx..ctor(DirectoryEntry ctxBase, Boolean ownCtxBase, String username, String password, ContextOptions options)
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.PrincipalContext.CreateContextFromDirectoryEntry(DirectoryEntry entry)
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.PrincipalContext.DoLDAPDirectoryInitNoContainer()
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.PrincipalContext.DoDomainInit()
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.PrincipalContext.Initialize()
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.PrincipalContext.get_QueryCtx()
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.Principal.FindByIdentityWithTypeHelper(PrincipalContext context, Type principalType, Nullable`1 identityType, String identityValue, DateTime refDate)
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.Principal.FindByIdentityWithType(PrincipalContext context, Type principalType, IdentityType identityType, String identityValue)
   at System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement.UserPrincipal.FindByIdentity(PrincipalContext context, IdentityType identityType, String identityValue)
   at prairieFyre.Security.NTAccountManager.ActOnUserPrincipal(QualifiedName qualifiedName, Func`3 action)
   at prairieFyre.Security.NTAccountManager.AreCredentialsValid(String userName, String password)
--- End Exception Stack ---

Warning   2015-Aug-17 11:09:20.918   Invalid username or password. Please correct the credentials and try again.
This account must be a minimum of a local administrator account on this machine and the password should be set to never expire.
Credentials must be provided in the format of MACHINE\Username or DOMAIN\Username if using a domain account.
Verbose   2015-Aug-17 11:09:35.032   Validating credentials took : 00:00:00.0123683


In order to resolve this error you will need to assign read rights to both CN=Users and CN=Computers default AD containers for the account specified in your configuration. 


MiCC 7.1 and Newer

Keywords: Windows Authentication Active Directory System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException 0x8007200A

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Last Modified:Thursday, October 22, 2015
Last Modified By: AndrewM
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