Reason: The specified domain does not exist. LoggingResult: Accounting information was written to the local log file.

iamlohith 1 Reputation point

I'm trying to authenticate Cisco Switch login through RADIUS server. NPS is registered and client switch 'stackswitch' is added. It doesn't authenticate with my credentials. Below are the error details:

Network Policy Server denied access to a user.

Contact the Network Policy Server administrator for more information.

Security ID: NULL SID
Account Name: lohith.ramachandraiah@amisvr16.greendc.local
Account Domain: -
Fully Qualified Account Name: -

Client Machine:
Security ID: NULL SID
Account Name: -
Fully Qualified Account Name: -
Called Station Identifier: -
Calling Station Identifier: -

NAS IPv4 Address:
NAS IPv6 Address: -
NAS Identifier: -
NAS Port-Type: Virtual
NAS Port: 1

RADIUS Client:
Client Friendly Name: ciscostack
Client IP Address:

Authentication Details:
Connection Request Policy Name: ciscostack
Network Policy Name: -
Authentication Provider: Windows
Authentication Server: amisvr16.greendc.local
Authentication Type: Unauthenticated
EAP Type: -
Account Session Identifier: -
Logging Results: Accounting information was written to the local log file.
Reason Code: 7
Reason: The specified domain does not exist.


  • System
  • Provider [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing
    [ Guid] {54849625-5478-4994-A5BA-3E3B0328C30D} EventID 6273 Version 2 Level 0 Task 12552 Opcode 0 Keywords 0x8010000000000000
  • TimeCreated [ SystemTime] 2022-04-29T05:31:31.451845700Z EventRecordID 89091034
  • Correlation [ ActivityID] {44244A09-90D3-0001-244A-2444D390D701}
  • Execution [ ProcessID] 676
    [ ThreadID] 3392 Channel Security Computer amisvr16.greendc.local Security
    • EventData
    SubjectUserSid S-1-0-0
    SubjectUserName lohith.ramachandraiah@amisvr16.greendc.local
    SubjectDomainName -
    FullyQualifiedSubjectUserName -
    SubjectMachineSID S-1-0-0
    SubjectMachineName -
    FullyQualifiedSubjectMachineName -
    CalledStationID -
    CallingStationID -
    NASIPv6Address -
    NASIdentifier -
    NASPortType Virtual
    NASPort 1
    ClientName ciscostack
    ProxyPolicyName ciscostack
    NetworkPolicyName -
    AuthenticationProvider Windows
    AuthenticationServer amisvr16.greendc.local
    AuthenticationType Unauthenticated
    EAPType -
    AccountSessionIdentifier -
    ReasonCode 7
    Reason The specified domain does not exist.
    LoggingResult Accounting information was written to the local log file.

Event 13, NPS
A RADIUS message was received from the invalid RADIUS client IP address

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  1. Limitless Technology 37,771 Reputation points

    Hi there,

    My first suggestion would be to make sure that you are not using the DNS name of the switch as a RADIUS client but instead use the IP Address.

    About Event 13, you can refer to
    there article has the information about the different reasons and solutions

    To perform this procedure, you must be a member of Domain Admins.

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