After providing the latest Patchday updates, Microsoft is currently investigating a known issue causing authentication failures for a number of Windows services.
Corresponding Beeping computerThe software giant began addressing these issues after Windows admins began sharing reports of certain policies failing after installing the May 2022 Patchday updates.
These admins reported that after installing the updates, they received the following error message: “Authentication failed due to a user credential mismatch. Either the username provided does not map to an existing account, or the password was incorrect.”
While this issue affects client and server Windows platforms and systems, including those running Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022, Microsoft says it is only triggered after updates are installed on servers used as domain controllers will.
In a support document, the company explained that authentication errors…