Restore Domain Trust – No Reboot

Sometimes computers fall off the domain. Either you deleted a computer object (oops!) or you restored a VM snapshot in which you forgot to disable computer object password updates. Most domain rejoin methods require a machine reboot, but not this command:

netdom resetpwd /server:<domain_server> /userD:<user> /passwordD:*

Simply log off and then you can log on again with your domain account.

via ImplBits.com

Additionally, you can test the status of domain trust with this PowerShell commandlet:

Test-ComputerSecureChannel

via MCTExpert Blog

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