Desktop and Mobile Device Management software
Restricted Active Directory User
When you add a user in Desktop Central and make them authenticated via Active Directory, you get an error as "The user can be authenticated only through the machines: XXX"
To be able to authenticate a user via Windows Active Directory, the user should have access to logon to the Domain from the computer where Desktop Central Server is installed.
Windows Active Directory provides the flexibility for the administrators in restricting the users logon computers and logon times. If a user has been restricted to logon to the domain only from specific computers, you will get this error.
You should make this user login to the Domain from the computer where Desktop Central is installed. Follow the steps below on the computer where the Domain Controller is installed:
Applies to: User Management, Domain Authentication, AD Authentication.
Keywords: User Management, Domain Authentication, Active Directory, Windows AD
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