SCCM Client Installation Error (00000005).

The below code is from ccm.log located on site server. You might also see another error “Failed to connect to admin$ using machine account (5).”

Trying each entry in the SMS Client Remote Installation account list
Attempting to connect to administrative share '\\computer.fqdn\admin$' using account sccmadmin
Submitted request successfully
Getting a new request from queue "Incoming" after 100 millisecond delay.
Waiting for change in directory "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Configuration Manager\inboxes\ccr.box" for queue "Incoming"
WNetAddConnection2 failed (LOGON32_LOGON_NEW_CREDENTIALS) using account sccmadmin (00000005)
Attempting to connect to administrative share '\\computer.fqdn\admin$' using account 'sccmadmin'
WNetAddConnection2 failed (LOGON32_LOGON_NEW_CREDENTIALS) using account sccmadmin (00000005)
Attempting to connect to administrative share '\\computer.fqdn\admin$' using machine account.
Failed to connect to \\\computer.fqdn\admin$ using machine account (5)
ERROR: Failed to connect to the \\computer.fqdn\admin$ share using account 'Machine Account'

Fix SCCM Client Installation Error (00000005)

  1. The client push happens via a dedicated account which is nothing but the client push installation account. Ensure that you have configured a valid client push installation account.
  2. Stopping the firewall service or a program installed on computer can block the client agent installation. I have seen most people stopping the firewall service rather than turning it off. It is not recommended to stop/disable the firewall services from services console.
  3. Ensure SCCM service/program is not blocked in the outbound firewall rules on local computer.