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FAST Search Sever Installation - Domain / Password Issue

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have isntalled SharePoint Server 2010 and here is my configuration:  One virtual machine with Windows 2008 R2 as a domain controller.  One virtual machine with SharePoint Server 2010, SQL Server R2 2010.  SharePoint was installed as a farm pointing to the local SQL Server.  I also used the domain account domainname\SPUser during the SharePoint Server configuration wizard.  I then installed FAST Search Server 2010.  Everything worked without an issue until I try to run the FAST Search Server 2010 Configuration Wizard.  When asked to provide username and password, I try to use a domain account domainname\FSUser.  I receive the following:  User validation failed.  Username or domain is incorrect.

I tried logging into the SharePoint Server / FAST Search Server virutal machine with the domain account domainname\FSUser with no problem.

Any ideas?

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