Target Computer Name Mismatch

You receive the error "Target Computer Name Mismatch" or NTLM: Target computer name mismatch.

This error is typically encountered when the name of the target machine does not match the machine PDQ is connecting to. The culprit is usually misconfigured DNS or stale DNS records.

In rare cases, the error can occur if the target machine doesn't recognize domain credentials due to a broken trust relationship between the domain and the target machine. In these exceptionally rare cases, please refer to this article for the recommended fix.

See Also

Article - DNS Troubleshooting

Article - A Healthy DNS Is Important for PDQ Deploy and Inventory

Article - The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed

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