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Can't join domain using windows 10 pro

Q: Can't join domain using windows 10 pro

I am trying to install a new Windows 10 Pro computer on an existing local domain network.
The network has about 12 to 14 Windows 7 computers with no problems.
When I try to join the Domain I get a message The domain couldn't be found. Check the domain name and try again. I have checked the networks setting and they are correct. I can see all the computers on the network but I can't join the domain.

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Hello to all,

I have a Windows 7 Professional Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Every time I try to join the 2003 server Domain, I got the error attached in the post.
Im not trying to do a offline joint, the W7 can ping the domain IP, and can resolve the domain name.
I hope anyone can help me with these problem

thanks in advance.

A:Windows 7 unable to Join 2003 Domain, offline Join erro

Please run as administrator when you open cmd.

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I've been trying to join a new Windows 7 Professional machine to a domain controller running Windows 2003 Server with no luck.  We currently have 4 Windows XP machines running on that domain without any issues, but when I try to add the Windows 7 computer,
here is what happens:

A computer account on the domain could not be found (confirmed it is already there)
I put in the computer name and domain again, and Administrator credentialsNow it tells me: "An attempt to resolve the DNS name of a DC in the domain being joined has failed."
I currently have DNS on the Windows 7 PC set to the Domain Controller and have IPv6 unchecked under Network Properties.  I can even ping the domain name (resolves to IP of the domain controller).  It looks like it can, indeed, find the domain from
the message in step 1, so am I missing something here?
Thanks in advance for any help!

A:Cannot join Windows 7 to domain even after setting DNS to domain controller IP

Hi,
You need flush your DNS cache in client side first.
Then, let?s create the following registry value for a try:
HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManWorkstation\Parameters
 
 - Created a DWORD DomainCompatibilityMode = 1
 - Created a DWORD DNSNameResolutionRequired = 0
Reboot the machine and check the result again.Alex Zhao
TechNet Community Support

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I am taking Networking at my local technical school, and my instructor has issued me a challenge. (not a test or anything.) He said that last semester, a student joined a WIN7 machine to a WIN NT 4.0 domain. So..I have researched it.....I discovered one post that discussed how it was possible on the win 7 beta version. However i do not have that version. Does anybody out there have any idea how one might do this? Can I use Samba? Are there any registry tricks I can try.. from what i can tell there are Trust issues between the two operating systems that are the real problem. Anybody?
Best Regards,
K.R.
 

A:Join Windows 7 to NT 4.0 Domain

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I'm trying to learn Server 2012 R2 admin. Reading books, watching videos, etc. I'm using VMWarePlay 12. One of my servers is 410ServerDC2, which is a domain controller. The IP address is 192.168.214.131. Another VM is Windows 10, 410WIN10-1. I want to join 410WIN10-1 to the domain but I cannot.

Here's the IPCONFIG /ALL for this VM 410WIN10-1:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : 410WIN10-1
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : localdomain

Ethernet adapter Ethernet0:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : localdomain
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82574L Gigabit Network Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0C-29-75-13-09
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2ce5:e6de:ac1f:f665%2(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.214.141(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, September 6, 2017 11:39:31 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:52:06 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.214.2
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.214.254 <==WHY?
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 33557545
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-21-3C-A3-44-00-0C-29-75... Read more

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I have a XP Pro PC that won't joing a NT 4.0 domain. It says the "domain could not be contacted". Also, I can map to drive shares on the NT server but ONLY if I use the IP address of the server vs the Server name....

I know the PC is getting an IP properly. I can browse the Internet and everything under "ipconfig /all" looks right...

Is this a problem on the XP machine or the NT 4.0 server?

Jason Uhl

please reply back to email address: [email protected]
 

A:XP Pro won't join a Windows NT 4.0 domain

uhljamz said:

I have a XP Pro PC that won't joing a NT 4.0 domain. It says the "domain could not be contacted". Also, I can map to drive shares on the NT server but ONLY if I use the IP address of the server vs the Server name....

I know the PC is getting an IP properly. I can browse the Internet and everything under "ipconfig /all" looks right...

Is this a problem on the XP machine or the NT 4.0 server?

Jason Uhl

please reply back to email address: [email protected]Click to expand...
 

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I have a windows 7 machine and it is currently connected to a workgroup. However, I need to connect it to a domain. Network ID and the Domain option are both grayed out. What are my options?

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I have a Windows NT4 PDC and am trying to force a Windows xp pro
workstation to join the domain controlled by my win nt4 pdc.
On the win nt4 pdc, I did add in "user manager for domains"
the user/password account I use on the win xp workstation.
Still on the windows NT4 PDC, in SERVER MANAGER, I did add successfully
the windows XP computer as a Windows NT workstation (only option
available for my win xp workstation).
Then from the win xp computer, I went to System properties,
then "Computer name" tab, and I clicked on the CHANGE button.
Under "Member of", I checked DOMAIN and I did mention
the domain name. Windows XP confirmed that I was part of the
domain with the pop up "Welcome to domain xyz".
Then win xp rebooted, but when logging on to the domain from the
win xp computer, I get error "Windows cannot connect to the domain,
either because the controller is down ... (which is not the case, because
the other workstations have access to the domain and both the win xp
computer and the windows NT 4 pdc are seeing each other via network
neighborhood/or windows explorer) ... or because your computer account was not found
(On the win Nt4 pdc, in "Server Manager", the win xp computer is there....but if
I double click on it, it says that the trust relationship between the win nt4 pdc and
the win xp workstation failed....even if I succesfully selected the win xp pc from there and chose
the option JOIN DOMAIN)....
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A:win xp pro wants to join a windows NT 4 domain...what's missing?

I think you'd find better help in this forum:

http://forums.techguy.org/f53-s.html
 

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Hello, I am trying to join our samba domain at home, and it just keeps saying unable to join x domain. The specified domain does not exist or could not be contacted.

Any help?

A:How do I join a samba domain with windows 7?

You join it like any other Windows domain. The samba host is pretending to be an AD domain controller (AD). Hence, it needs to expose the same DC-related DNS (SRV) records, the same sysvol share, policies...

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I have a win 7 pro  device joined the domain, and then changed the server, domain, and I want to enter it again, but I could not as it appears at the top of the dialog box, contain it can not join a computer that uses Windows 7 Pro to domain
I need help

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Hello, I recently upgraded my machine from windows XP to Windows 7. Ever since I have not been able to logon to the domain. The system always logs me on to a Temporary Profile; thus I'm not able to access domain resources.
I resetted the computer account and rejoined the machine back to the domain..but its still not being successful; the error message tells me another system has the same credentials as mine and thus cannot join the domain.
I also tried renaming the computer and pre-staging the computer account but its still not successful.
How do I go about this?

A:Can't join machine to domain after upgrading to Windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pingmasta


Hello, I recently upgraded my machine from windows XP to Windows 7. Ever since I have not been able to logon to the domain. The system always logs me on to a Temporary Profile; thus I'm not able to access domain resources.
I resetted the computer account and rejoined the machine back to the domain..but its still not being successful; the error message tells me another system has the same credentials as mine and thus cannot join the domain.
I also tried renaming the computer and pre-staging the computer account but its still not successful.
How do I go about this?



Talk to the domain administrator. It appears your old XP machines credentials (i assume you named both machines the same) are preventing you

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Hi

I have just installed my 1st PC with windows 7 on my network which has a 2008 datacentre server as a Domain controller. When I try to add the PC onto the domain I get the error message:

"The following error occurred attempting to join the domain "***":
An attempt to resolve the DNS name of the domain controller in the domain being joined has failed. Please verify this client is configured to reach the DNS server that can resolve the DNS names in the target domain.

My DNS server is a Billion router that is also the DHCP server the domain controller does not handle these to roles. What is happening why can I not add this to the domain. The only other PC's on the domain are using XP SP3 which with same settings have no issues.

Anyone else having these sort of issues? Please help!

Cheers

A:Windows 7 pro wont join 2008 Domain

Ok just been looking up error logs, looks like its a fault with my DNS records as we recently changed ISPs and we had not updated to link to our new static IP!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Durrr!

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Hello, I was wondering How can I Join Windows 8 basic to a domain? (let me out aside how foolish I think to leave that feature out of any OS is) Do I have to upgrade to "enterprise"?, (I have a Windows 8.1 OS), or can I just add a "feature" To "basic"? THANKS IN ADVANCE!!
 

A:Solved: How can I Join Windows 8 basic to a domain?

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We are not able to join few Windows 7 workstations to domain.

Troubleshooting steps performed -
(a) Checked the connectivity with domain & it is good, as able to join other systems to domain from same network
(b) Followed the resolution steps available in MS site (support.microsoft.com/en-in/kb/2008652)
(c) Deleted the hostname from AD but no luck

Please refer to the below NetSetup.log


09/28/2016 03:44:59:609 -----------------------------------------------------------------
09/28/2016 03:44:59:609 NetpValidateName: checking to see if 'DOMAIN' is valid as type 3 name
09/28/2016 03:44:59:609 NetpValidateName: 'DOMAIN' is not a valid NetBIOS domain name: 0x7b
09/28/2016 03:45:11:610 NetpCheckDomainNameIsValid for DOMAIN returned 0x54b, last error is 0x0
09/28/2016 03:45:11:610 NetpCheckDomainNameIsValid [ Exists ] for 'DOMAIN' returned 0x54b
09/28/2016 03:48:02:883 -----------------------------------------------------------------
09/28/2016 03:48:02:883 NetpValidateName: checking to see if 'DOMAIN' is valid as type 3 name
09/28/2016 03:48:02:883 NetpValidateName: 'DOMAIN' is not a valid NetBIOS domain name: 0x7b
09/28/2016 03:48:14:898 NetpCheckDomainNameIsValid for DOMAIN returned 0x54b, last error is 0x0
09/28/2016 03:48:14:898 NetpCheckDomainNameIsValid [ Exists ] for 'DOMAIN' returned 0x54b
09/28/2016 03:53:27:771 -----------------------------------------------------------------
09/28/2016 03:53:27:771 NetpValidateName: checking to see... Read more

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I am trying to connect Windows 7 to the domain of a Windows 2008 Server. We have ~20 other Windows XP clients able to join and connect to the domain.
I get this error message when trying to join the domain:

An attempt to resolve the dns name of a domain controller in the domain being joined has failed.

I have the TCP/IP set to obtain the IP automatically and the DNS as static with the correct DNS IP.

I can ping the server using both it's IP and host name.
DNS functions propperly when the host name is typed into the URL bar.
It also says that I have limited connection but I think that is because the network that all these computers are connected to is not connected to the web.
Any ideas?

A:Cannot join the domain with Windows 2008 Server

Make sure you have network discovery enabled and ipv6 disabled

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Hi

I have several IBMT60, HP2710p tablet, and IBM x60 tablet computers wich I have made new images for with XP SP2 (tablet for HP and x60).

Sysprep has been working fine for my computers before, but now its just working for T60 and HP2710p.
The X60 wont join the domain even though the sysprep.inf is the same and has ben working before.

I made new images from scratch with XP SP2, and the the difference between my old images and my new is that I have
updated my images with new drivers, some minor programs and of course windows update so now the images have SP3 installed.

Somehow something has happend, and I don?t know why the x60 wont join the domain anymore.

My guess is that some patch of the windows updates has made something with my image so the x60 won?t join the domain.
It?s really disturbing, now I mus join computers to domain manually, witch takes uneccessary time.

Is there anyone out there who can help me?
Can I be right in my guess, that some windows update patch makes joining the domain impossible?
Has anyone had a similar problem?

Thanks for any answers!

/mathew

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at work we're using a Windows 2000 server as our DC. We have rolled
out our first Vista laptop, and we're having trouble getting it to join the
domain.

When I try adding the computer to the domain I get the following error: "The
format for the specified network name is invalid".

I am typing in the domain name correctly, and the computer name is simply
the user's last name.

Any help would be gratefully appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Join Vista Business to Windows 2000 Domain

Are you making this entry in the "Workgroup" or the "Domain" box?

Also is there another computer for this user already on the network with the same user name?
 

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As listed in the title.

I'm having to Sysprep a build for a Tablet Device. The one remaining issue i have is that i cant get the unattend.xml to allow me to enter a PC name short of changing the "<SkipMachineOOBE> to False but the issue here is then that you end up having to setup a user (manually) which i don't want to do.

I have everything working the way i want (runonce reg settings to kickoff some vbs scripts etc with an auto login of a created admin account on 1st boot set in the unattend)

So my thoughts were maybe i can go back to setting <SkipMachineOOBE> to True and have a script that initiated on the runonce login that will prompt to change PC name and then Join domain.

I have goggled around but cant seem to find an example script that works. I think its because they are geared up for Windows 7 or XP.

Does anyone have a suggestion or even a simpler way for me to sort this PC naming bit out. I want it to prompt for an input but only PC name. then carry on with the rest of the unattend.xml

Thanks

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When imaging HP EliteOne 800 G1 All-in-One  (Intel I217-LM NIC) by Windows 10 task Sequence, Domain Join stage fails every time. It was imaged with Windows 8.1 without any issue.  Same task Sequence works on HP 800 Mini (Intel I217-LM NIC) and other system from different vendor. Could I get some help please? Regards

A:windows 10 Task Sequence Not Join Domain (SCCM 2012 R2 SP1)

Hi,  I'm having the same problem for both the g1 800 and G2 800 EliteDesk Mini 35w.  Did you have any luck resolving this?  Thanks.

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Hi all,
I am currently helping my company prototype automated Windows installation via network. I am using Server 2008r2 and Windows Deployment Services with Windows 7 as the
OS being installed on the client computer. Everything works fine EXCEPT joining the client PC to the domain. DNS is configured correctly, client computer is already prestaged in Active Directory Computers as the user "Client1" with a password of
"password". I have posted my unattend xml file and the relevant section of the Panther/UnattendGC setupact.log and setuperr.log files. 
Setupact.log:
2017-06-29 09:25:04, Info                         [DJOIN.EXE] Unattended
Join: Begin
2017-06-29 09:25:04, Info                         [DJOIN.EXE] Unattended
Join: Loading input parameters...
2017-06-29 09:25:04, Info                         [DJOIN.EXE] Unattended
Join: AccountData = [NULL]
2017-06-29 09:25:04, Info                         [DJOIN.EXE] Unattended
Join: UnsecureJoin = [NULL]
2017-06-29 0... Read more

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PC was on Windows home version. It was upgraded to Windows Pro but it made us install the anniversity update before we could upgrade.

Joined the computer to the domain with no issue. After reboot we could not log in with the domain user account. Tried other domain accounts too, even domain admin account. It say username or password is incorrect but that is not true.

Tried to unjoin and rejoin to the domain no luck.

Confirmed dns settings on the PC. Using wired connection. Not going through a VPN connection or anything like that.

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I brought my own laptop PC into a business I joined, and they registered the laptop to their domain and upgraded my Windows 7 Home to Ultimate. It was a temp assignment, now I've left the company fo another assignment, but will work from home. I've
upgraded my family PCs to Windows 7 to create a homegroup network, but I can't join this homegroup with my laptop PC, as I'm prevented from doing so while the laptop is apparently still on the domain.  How can I remove my laptop from this domain, since
it doesn't apply any more?

A:How do I remove personal PC from old business domain to join Windows 7 home network?

Hi,
First of all , I would like to advice you that you must need have an administrator’s permission account of this laptop. If so, You need to leave your laptop from the domain, then you need to change the Network Location to Home Network.
About how to leave your laptop form a domain, please kindly refer to the following steps:
Step 1. Click Start button, then point to Computer.
Step 2. Right-Click Computer, then click Properties.
Step 3. Under the Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, click Change Settings.
Step 4. Then hit Change, change the Member of Option to Workgroup, hit OK.
Step 5. You will be prompted the administrator’s account, type it.
Step 6. Then restart your computer.

About how to join a Homegroup, Please kindly refer to the following steps:
Step 1. Make sure a HomeGroup has already been created. One computer on the network must create a HomeGroup, then all the other computers can join in.
Step 2. Make sure you know the HomeGroup password.
Step 3. Click the Start button.
Step 4. Click Control Panel from the Start Menu.
Step 4. In the search box type in homegroup -> now click HomeGroup.
Step 5. From the bottom right hand corner of the window click Join Now.
Step 6. Select the Libraries you would like to share over the network. Pictures, Music Videos and Printers are checked by default. You can add Documents by checking the box. Now click Next.
Step 7. Type in the HomeGroup password.
Step 8. Click Next and wait for the ... Read more

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I have a Windows NT4 PDC and am trying to have a Windows xp pro
workstation joining the domain controlled by my win nt4 pdc.
On the win nt4 pdc, I did add in "user manager for domains"
the user/password account I use on the win xp workstation.
Still on the windows NT4 PDC, in SERVER MANAGER, I did add successfully
the windows XP computer as a Windows NT workstation (only option
available for my win xp workstation).
Then from the win xp computer, I went to System properties,
then "Computer name" tab, and I clicked on the CHANGE button.
Under "Member of", I checked DOMAIN and I did mention
the domain name. Windows XP confirmed that I was part of the
domain with the pop up "Welcome to domain xyz".
Then win xp rebooted, but when logging on to the domain from the
win xp computer, I get error "Windows cannot connect to the domain,
either because the controller is down ... (which is not the case, because
the other workstations have access to the domain and both the win xp
computer and the windows NT 4 pdc are seeing each other via network
neighborhood/or windows explorer) ... or because your computer account was not found
(On the win Nt4 pdc, in "Server Manager", the win xp computer is there....but if
I double click on it, it says that the trust relationship between the win nt4 pdc and
the win xp workstation failed....even if I succesfully selected the win xp pc from there and chose
the opti... Read more

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Windows Server 2012 R2

Domain Join User Not Able To Access Internet Need Solution.

Scenario.

Server Attach 2 Networks Card.
Private Network
IP: 10.0.0.10
Subnet: 255.0.0.0
Dns: 10.0.0.10

Public Network
IP: 192.168.15.14
Subnet: 255.255.255.0
Default Getway: 192.168.15.1
Internet Working On Domain Controller

Client User:
IP: 10.0.0.11
Subnet: 255.0.0.0
Dns: 10.0.0.10
Now I Want To Access Internet on Client User without Proxy Server
Kindly Guide Me Complete Procedure.
Guide You In Depth.
Server Attach Two 2 Network Card
1st Network Card Attach Internet Wire
Ip 192.168.15.14 Subnet:255.255.255.0 Default Getway: 192.168.15.1
2nd Network Card Configure Private Ip
Ip: 10.0.0.10 Subnet: 255.0.0.0 Dns:10.0.0.10

Now Private Network Card Wire Attach In Cisco Switch 2950
And One Wire From Cisco Switch 2590 Connect To Local User System
Client Ip 10.0.0.11 Subnet: 255.0.0.0 Dns: 10.0.0.10
Client System Join Domain Successfully
Now My Question Is I Want To Access Internet On Client PC Without Proxy Server.
Waiting For Good Reply...

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I have setup a new Windows SBS 2011 standard.
When I try to join the domain with a client computer running windows 7 pro I get this error message: Your computer could not be joined to the domain because the following error has occurred:
An attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain controller in the domain being joined has failed. Please verify this client is configured to reach a DNS server that can resolve DNS names in the target domain. For information about network troubleshooting, see windows Help.
I can ping the domain server by IP address, but not domain name.
 

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Folks, i cannot join my Win 10 enterprise to the domain. Request returns error "Cannot find network path". Tried turning Off n On SMB/CFIS feature on this machine in vain.
 

A:Join win 10 pc to a domain

Did you put in the IP address of your domain controller/AD server into the Win10 box as the DNS server?
 

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I was wondering what the recommendations are in terms of letting the ATA Center and ATA Gateway server beeing domain joined? 
Is it recommended that they reside in a workgroup or a domain?

Oddvar Moe
http://msitpros.com

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Dear all

i just buy a new notebook with win 7 pro, but i get a problem when to connect it into our domain (win 2003 service pack 2). I can ping another ip in network but i can not ping our DC, there are message request time out. So when i change the connection from control panel->system it's fail.
I was try to disable ipv6, disable teredo tunnel, disable isatap tunnel and disable firewall it's the same.
There are no alert in DC viewer so i don't know what the root problem.
Any suggestion

Best regard's
hartanto

A:Win 7 can not join domain

Hi hartanto,

I just succesfully joined 4 laptops with Windows 7 to my domain. 3 of my domain controllers are running Win2k3 R2, and one is Win2k8. I didn't encounter any issues. The only issue I found was with printer drivers not working with windows 7.

It sounds like you have an underlying network connectivity problem. Is your laptop on the very same LAN as the domain controller? If not, you won't be able to join a new computer remotely to a domain while it's not on the same LAN.

danzero

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my team join about 50 computer from old domain to new domain and do this job with change computer name and domain at same time
now every thing is ok but i want to know IS THIS TRUE? (change computer name and change domain at same time)

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On an HP Windows 7 64-bit machine I get the error message "An Active Directory Domain Controller (AD DC) for the domain "ad.mackaysstores.co.uk" could not be contacted."
This machine is set up the same as all the others on the network and has worked before so I don't know what's changed?

A:Cannot join domain

Can you ping the domain controller's ip address?

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Hi,
I have a Windows 7 PC with administrator user. Currently it is connected to workgroup but I want now to join it to a domain but the domain textbox is disabled.
I created another administrator user on the same laptop just in case but still the domain field is disabled and can't enter the network domain.
Kindly help..
Regards,
Jassim

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Hi guys,

B4 log in - u need to key in yur user id and password plus the DOMAIN ( company ) b4
u can get in..

My question is.. how to cancel the join domian and use the normal log in like no need
password .. is there any command or i need to use !!

Thanx for the help guys
 

A:Un Join Domain

Its not that easy but let me tell you the basics -

Properties of my computer/Computer name/click change/ click workgroup and type in the workgroup name.

THis unjoins you from the domain the main things to think about are this -

1) your profile information will not be remembered so you have to run F.A.S.T in order to get all the information beforehand. 2) ALSO if this is a company PC pulling it off the domain can make it so when you get into work you won't have access. 3) As well you have to have administrator rights to pull it off the domain.
 

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How on earth can I join XP Pro to a domain....the domain is called aykley.
I take it can be doen through a wizard but is there a manual way it can be done also.
PLEASE HELP SOMEONE
 

A:join XP to a domain

Yorien says:

To join a Domain manually is a pretty simple task:

1-. Open My Computer properties
2-. Go to the Computer Name tab and press the Change... button.
3-. Go to the Member of... panel, choose Domain then enter the Domain name... you may have to enter a user and password.

4-. Reboot when prompted

Yorien Dragonard
 

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I just got a new Dell WXP Prof computer for office. Most other computers we just gave an account and it worked -- not this one. From the EXCHANGE server/domain controller computer I created a new Email Account and assigned and choose a new user logon to assign it to. It created the account and said at next logon would need to change the password.

> From SYSTEM: Computer Name:Change and selected DOMAIN from WORKGROUP and entered my domain. Was propted for new login and pw -- entered it and got:
"The following error occured attempting to join the domain 'profit': Access is Denied"

> From Control Panel:System: Computer Name: Network ID I go through all the steps -- it never can find it the first time and when I enter the correct info I get:

"Your computer could not be joined to the domain because the following error has occured: The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship"
 

A:Can't join domain

Are you logged onto the PC as the local Administrator account?

Do you have sufficient authority to add a computer to the domain. Are you apart of the domain admins group. When it asks you for the username and password you need a user that is apart of the domain admins group. Enter the username and password of a user that has enough right to create computer accounts in the domain (for example - a Domain Admin group member). If a computer account was already established in the domain then you can enter any username and password of any valid user (for example - your own domain username and password).
 

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I have created a new Windows 2003 SP2 Domain and have been transfering users from the old domain to the new one..

All Computers are running Windows XP.. Most have XP Professional, but 3 are XP Home.

The XP Home users I know cannot join a domain and they are fine.

I had completed about 5 users and now when I try and remove the user form the old and join the new one I get the following error..

"Specified Server Cannot perform the requested operation"

Microsoft knowledge base gives me this

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293403/en-us

I am only running TCP/IP and am not sure if it is bound properly.

How can I tell?

I have been having other issues between the old and new domain since creating it..

My ultimate goal is to remove the old domain totally and just have the new one.

The old domain is currently the DHCP,DNS, and WINS server for the network..

Could this issue be caused by not having DHCP, DNS, or WINS configured properly?

I will be working on this tomorrow and could use all the help I can get..

Thanks in advance for any help...
 

A:Cannot join a Domain

Unjoin those old machines from the domain, run newsid, and then try a rejoin.

What is the scope of the DHCP server on the new domain? Enough addresses available?
 

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Hello all...

I just installed build 7000 and I'm having issues connecting to my domain at work. I cannot setup my Outlook account either because my network exchange server is NT4 based.

I have tried setting up my account via Outlook and via the "Mail" portion of Control Panel to no avail...

Any workarounds that anyone can spare?

A:Cannot Join NT4 Domain

Did it work on the previous build you were using? I know that it's a huge pain to get a NT4 machine onto a 2k3+ domain. I've never tried using a newer machine to join a domain older than the client (except for XP clients to a 2k domain). Also, to get Vista to join a NT4 domain, you have to lower the security requirements. Another way around that I used in XP when it wouldn't play nice was to, instead of changing the PC's friendly name, I would go to the Network ID button and run thru the wizard. If it atleast finds the DC, then the wizard should work every time.

Quote from Joining NT Domain
"Under Local Policies > Security Options

Change the value of "Network Security: [COLOR=blue !important][COLOR=blue !important]LAN[/COLOR][/COLOR] Manager authentication level"
from "NTVLM2 responses only" to "LM and NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security
if negotiated"

Note that I last tried this with build 5384. Newer builds may need a
different fix.
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running windows server 2003, with 2 xp pro workstations.
"specified server cannot perform the requested tasks"

i have the user account on the server. but no dice.
thanks
 

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Hello. I have one computer running 2003 Server and another one running XP (SP2 if that matters). Well when I originally set them up, the client computer was only running XP SP1. When I first installed Server 2003, I was able to join my client computer with no problems. As time passed, the OS on my client got corrupted. So I reinstalled XP (fresh install, reformat and all....), upgraded to SP2 and when I try to rejoin, I keep getting an error message "The following error occurred attempting to join the domain "domain name"; The specified server cannot perform the requested operation."

So I'm disabled my firewall on the client (Comodo), made sure I removed the original instance of the client from AD and even rebooted the server. All it does of the server side is shows the client name under the domain computer with a red "X" on it. I've tried removing the X and attempting to join again. No luck. Please help. Thanks in advance.

(I tried to add a screen shop but couldn't or didn't know how to do it here.)
 

A:Please help...Trying to re-join domain!

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have a mind boggling situation here I have a public domain setup to be accessed from all around the world. the server is win 2000 advanced server with AD domain setup "sup.domain.com" with local ip address of 192.168.1.200 & Static configuration. DNS is setup with forwarder to point to our ISP DNS. We have T1 connection with Cisco router & HP switch 80 port gig. The NAT settings were done to allow all ports for the process of DNS from public ip of sup.domain.com though the router which handles DHCP for all domains.

with that been said, some of the pcs can join the network when using the public dns ip, but some come back an error "the format of the specified network name is invlaid" (screenshot server_error). some join the domain just fine. However, i was looking at dns & seen "computername.olddomain as a DC" (screenshot server_error_dns)which i was not able to add to domain. that error disappered after restart. I have also seen another computer details in print server prop as TS001-TS005 with the pc name i was trying to add to network. but it says
Port: TS001-TS005
Discription: computername PRN1-PRN5 (screenshot Server_error_prn)
At this point, i guess i should know i'm totally lost & can not even start to think of a reason for this ...

Any help would be appreciated
 

A:Can not join domain

here ianother screenshoit of print server prop. clear pic
 

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We have a user who works remotely from home.

I would like to add his machine to our domain (as we do in the office) so that he can log in and operate as if he was here.

Can this be done easily?

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!

A:How to join a domain via VPN

Hi Crabrc,

Welcome to Seven Forums,

I'm sure this will depend on the permissions and configuration of the servers but in theory, if the user is connected to the VPN then you should have remote access to the machine (providing this enabled on their machine) you should then be able just add it to the domain as you would normally.

You may have to put the fully qualified domain name in but it should work, I haven't had any issues doing that.

You may need a host entry to resolve the domain name.

Regards,
JDobbsy1987

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I have a new server SBS 2011 Essentials. I also have 9 workstations and they are trying to connect to the servers domain. I have tried the connector and I have also tried to join the domain. When I set up the server it asked me a few questions and then setup the domain. When I try to connect to the domain I get. The following error occurred attempting to join the domain"WESTRIVERPERIOD":

An attempt to resolved the DNS name of a domaincontroller in the domain being joint has failed -- and so on.

I have tried everyting I could find on the internet spending 5 hours trying to fix this. I can see the server via the network and I can access folders and files and even make changes. I just can't joint the )@#$)#$ domain. LOL I have also read that a lot of issue with server 2011 essentials are out there.

Any Help would really be awesome.

Thanks
Chad
 

A:Can't join a domain

You have to have the primary DNS server and/or primary WINS server configured on the workstations to point to your SBS 2011 server.
 

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PCs are Win 7 Ultimate, All are joined to the Domain
Domain Controller, DNS, DHCP Server (on same instance) is Server 2012 standard
The network topology is like this: Router as Internet Gateway>Switch>Wired to Server and PC's, SIP phones, and Wireless Access Point all on same subnet. DNS and DHCP have been offloaded to Server Roles and switched off on the router.
All of the PCs have network cards that have joined the domain network at least some of the time since I set them up.
Some of them have always picked up the domain network and continue to this day.
Some of them intermittently pick up the domain network and other times join whatever other unmanaged network is available.
Some of them have stopped picking up the domain network altogether and will, no matter how many times their NICs are restarted, always join a non-domain (unmanaged) network.
When the NICs are not joining the domain, they are unable to ping hostnames of any devices on the network but nslookup of the hostnames usually works. The DC, DNS, DHCP server's IP can be pinged without issue, ipv4 or ipv6.
I am recording DNS Client Errors (ID 1014) on all of the PCs during the intervals when their NICs are identifying which network to join.

-On the PCs that are catching the domain network I am only getting a single error about the root domain, eg the domain is ad.domain.com and I am only getting errors about how the configured DNS servers cannot resolve domain.com (nothing with fully qualified
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A little background

We have an NT domain here. I have been hired on to get Active Directory up and going...
Well, of course, needed to create a new domain (ok, not of course..but I did). In order to get my trust between the AD Domain and the NT Domain, I have WINS set up on the AD Domain Controller and have a push/pull going on with the NT WINS. Also had to create a LMHOSTS file.

Now, it seems that new computers that need to be set up in to the NT Domain cannot join the domain unless NetBUI is installed. From what I understand, this was never really the case prior.

What could I have done to have made this change to the network?
 

A:Solved: Cannot join domain

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An error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate an Active Directory Domain Controller (AD DC) for domain "HAMI.LOCAL".

The error was: "An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host."
(error code 0x00002746 WSAECONNRESET)

The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.KED.COM

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I just installed a new server with windows 2003 and setup active directory. I have a windows xp sp2 computer i am trying to join to the domain. When i go to join the domain it createds the account on the server for the pc and does not finish joining it comes up with an error bad user name or password and if i retype the username and password the second time it comes up with an operation times out error and if i retry again i get a Failed error. I also get a disabled account for the computer in the ad tree. I did check to make sure the windows xp and 2k3 firewalls were off
Thanks
Craig F. Graham
 

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I did a fresh install of WinXP Pro on a PC. I want to join that PC to a domain on an NT 4.0 network.

I have a user name login screen where I enter the password. However, when I go to Control Panel, System, Computer Name, and click on the join a Domain button, and I enter the user ID and password, I get a message that I cannot join the domain because duplicate names or shares are not allowed, etc.

Do I need to delete the Windows logon name and password before I can join the PC to the NT 4.0 domain?

I don't understand why the PC can't join the domain when I enter a valid user name and password, and enter the correct domain name.

Does the work group name have to be different from the domain name?

Help!
 

A:Join a domain in Win XP Pro on NT 4.0 network

Try deleting the machine name on the PDC and entering a differant one, change the machine name on the XP box to the new one. Start>Programs>Administrative Tools>Server Manager on the NT box.
 

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