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Microsoft KB Archive/247922

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A “Netlogon event ID 5719” event message is logged when you start a Windows NT Server 4.0-based computer

Article ID: 247922

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q247922

SYMPTOMS

When you start a server running Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Event Viewer may record the following event:

Netlogon Event ID 5719:
No Windows NT Domain Controller is available for domain <domain_name>.
The following error occurred:
This event is expected and can be ignored when booting with the No Network Hardware Profile.

After the server logs this event at startup, you can log on to the domain normally. The event only occurs when you start the computer.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur when your server is connected to a switch that has the spanning tree "portfast" setting disabled.

WORKAROUND

To work around this behavior, enable the spanning tree "portfast" setting on the switch. For information about the proper use of the spanning tree "portfast" setting, consult the documentation provided with the switch.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

202840 A client connected to an ethernet switch may receive several logon-related error messages during startup


Keywords: kbprb KB247922