vastool status reports: "FAILURE: 401 Was unable to query AD for host/ attributes, output"
Ensure the Computer object exist in AD by doing the following:
1 - Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
If you want to search the entire domain, in the console tree, right-click the domain node, and then click Find.
Or, if you know which organizational unit the computer is in, in the console tree, right-click the organizational unit, and then click Find.
2 - In Find, click Computers.
3 - In Name, type the name of the computer you want to find.
4 - Click Find Now.
Ensure that AD replication has replicate the AD computer objects to other Domain Controllers. If not force replication to occur.