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"The account used is a computer account..." Error When Setting AD Home Directory (Doc ID 2098228.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Identity Manager Connector - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


AD home directory not getting set even if one provides proper values like "\\server01\home01\<username>" in the AD Application form.

Even though the account used is a user account with all the necessary privileges and successfully able to create a directory directly on the AD machine using that user account, the following error is seen:

 "The account used is a computer account. Use your global user account or local user account to access this server".

In lookup Lookup.Configuration.ActiveDirectory value of CreateHomeDirectory is set to yes.



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