Inconsistent time settings in the environment that uses Kerberos configuration might lead to authentication failure.


Attempts to use Kerberos for initial authentication of a host or for resource access fail, and the following error message appears.

Clock Skew


If the system time on the computers in the environment differs with more than 5 minutes from the domain controller, or from one another, the Kerberos authentication fails.


Synchronize the system times in the environment.