We recently had an issue raised by a customer that since they had installed the SCOM Agent on the Domain Controllers, they were all reporting the below error.

Alert: Group policy processing aborted – cannot connect to the Directory Service

Source: Servername

Path: Servername.test.com

Last modified by: System

Last modified time: 4/14/2015 5:16:52 AM Alert description: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not authenticate to the Active Directory service on a domain controller. (LDAP Bind function call failed). Look in the details tab for error code and description.


This one was a nice simple fix, they had installed the SCOM Agent manually and forgot to installed oomads.msi, soon as they installed that the above error went away!

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