I ran into a problem whereby my SQL Server jobs wouldn't run. I received this warning in the log:
The program sqlservr.exe, with the assigned process ID 4724, could not authenticate locally by using the target name MSSQLSvc/dev2.[DOMAIN]:[PORT]. The target name used is not valid. A target name should refer to one of the local computer names, for example, the DNS host name. Try a different target name.
I also saw this message:
The login is from an untrusted domain and cannot be used with Windows authentication.
I had moved this machine from a physical to a virtual. I found the final solution here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926642 (method 1 using the FQDN in the error message).
after reading this great post:
I did the exact same thing as
I did the exact same thing as Jacob did! I had been looking and trying different things for over 2 hours. I finally stumbled across this article and did Method 1... Just doing CNAME did not work! You have to do FQDN. Thanks!!