If you encounter an error message with the code 0x8007054b (Event ID 15) in your event log, it usually means there’s a problem with your computer’s DNS settings.
Before digging deeper into the issue, ensuring your DNS settings are right is a good idea. If they are, you can try the following steps that have helped others eliminate this error.
The exact error message in the event log is as follows:
Source: Automatic registration
Event ID: 15
User: Not applicable
Computer: computer name
Description: Automatic certificate enrollment for Local System failed to connect to Active Directory (0x8007054b). The specified domain does not exist, or a connection could not be established. Registration is not carried out.
To fix the error, please do the following:
- Click on Start, then on Run, and enter the command gpedit. msc and then press [EINGABETASTE].
- In the left pane, expand Computer Configuration, Windows Settings, Security Settings, and Public Key Policies.
- Double-click Auto-Registration Setting.
- Click Do not register certificates automatically.
- Then repeat steps 2 through 5. But in step 2, User Configuration, Windows Settings, Security Settings, and Public Key Policies.
- Then please close the Group Policy window.
- Restart the PC
The error should be fixed and no longer appear in the event log.