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Thanks. Don’t miss out on this exclusive content! Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs Veeam All Sponsored Blogs Advertisement Join the Conversation Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community at myITforum. The second attempt to join the domain locked out the user account.   As suggested above I went to server manager on the domain controller and added my workstation to the domain.   check over here

Also, change your domain controller to point to it's own IP address for DNS as well - change to (which I believe is the IP of your domain controller Thanks. I used a test network and managed to connect my test pc do my domain. Run ipconfig/all and check if the MAC address changed.

Takes way too long to restart and shut down. Please verify this client is configured to reach a DNS server that can resolve DNS names in the target domain" Any ideas? Point these to your DC server Dec 8, 2008 #6 dab45 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31 How would i go about this? Basically, same procedure as above, but if you feel you don't remember the exact steps please read my Joining a Domain in Windows XP Pro and/or Joining a Domain in Windows

  • It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc.
  • With that in mind, default GPO's should not affect/cause you problem. (unless its different in 2008) If you've already had one client authenticate on the domain, but then for some reason
  • look forward to any possible attempts at getting this to be part of a home network.
  • Dec 8, 2008 #4 dab45 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31 ya im able to see all my dhcp information.

Join our community for more solutions or to ask questions. The error was: "No records found for given DNS query." (error code 0x0000251D DNS_INFO_NO_RECORDS) The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.win2008.com I have already created an account for the If you are not a registered user on Windows IT Pro, click Register. The user runs the script file to add the bootstrap wired profile. 6.

Finally… If you're using a Windows 2003 Active Directory Network (or 2008 for that matter) and you have Domain Admin level access (or can provide these instructions to a Domain Admin), So pinging the server IP works. After the bootstrap wired profile is configured, Windows Vista attempts to connect to the wired network and prompts the user for an account name and password. 5. Remove the computer Go to Solution 3 +1 4 Participants pcadmin16(3 comments) KCTS LVL 70 Windows Server 200344 Windows Vista19 Server Hardware9 McKnife LVL 52 Windows Vista17 Windows Server 200313 Server

Right-click My Computer (or simply Computer in the Start menu, depending on your version of OS), select Properties. 2. When I try to join the client to the AD DC, I receive the following error message: An Active Directory Domain Controller for the domain 'xyz.com' could not be found. I have found a fix for me. I changed it from auto to have my server listed as the one and only DNS server.

Done gathering initial info. I forget exactly were I received that instruction from about using the 127 address for DNS...I think it was on Youtube or somewhere...but anyway, thanks guys for all the help...much appreciated! Sep 19, 2006 John Savill | Windows IT Pro EMAIL Tweet Comments 2 Advertisement A. The problem is i cannot connect any more computers to my domain.

Thanks, demitch256 Hi demitch256 The issue is most likely where the error suggests, with dns. check my blog The user runs the script file to add the bootstrap wired profile. 6. Guest, Aug 18, 2009 #4 Guest Guest Post in reply to: Acheliz Your DC is your Domain Controller. Finally...

Proposed as answer by Andrei Andrade Thursday, March 05, 2009 12:41 PM Wednesday, January 23, 2008 8:19 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hello Everybody:   I have How do I join my Windows Vista machine to a domain? I have had this cp for 1 month with 5 different  people who have thier own little log on thing.... this content Try disabling the Windows Firewall in Vista (just until you manage to get your client connected).

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The user joins the computer to the Active Directory domain. I am sure that I am going to run into a long list of problems with Vista due to drivers not being available but I would appreciate assistance on this to Don't try and set anything statically…let windows get the IP address & DNS/DHCP information from your router. Good luck. 0 Message Author Comment by:pcadmin162007-05-18 Comment Utility Permalink(# a19116263) Problem solved, I deleted all dns referances and tried again.

After the script is run, Windows Vista attempts to connect to the wired network and prompts the user for an account name and password. 7. Um........ Following Follow Microsoft Windows Vista i have a vista ultimate machine and i would like it to join a domain, i have attempted this repeated times and continually end up with have a peek at these guys Join and Comment By clicking you are agreeing to Experts Exchange's Terms of Use.