System error 1396 has occurred - Logon Failure: The target account name is incorrect.


1. when using net use, you may receive above message.

2. when using net view \\hostname, you may receive "System error 5 has occurred. Access is denied.". However, net view \\ip works fine.

3. You may receive above error while running logon script.


1. SPN for the domain that is hosting the replica has not been propagated.

2. Incorrect target account name or the server is not online.

3. If you have DFS, make sure the DFSRoot is available.