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Q: can't join domain server

I have a windows 2000 advance server that I want to join a Windows 2003 domain server. How many ways are there for joining a windows 2000 server to a domain server? Here's what I did. I right click on the My Computer icon and choose Properties/click Network Identification tab. The only option that is listed in this tab is a Properties button. I click on this Properties button and the next window shows a Workgroup and a Domain radio button. I click on the Domain radio button and type in my domain name in the texbox. I then click OK and the next window popup to type in my domain server's administrator's user name and password. I typed it in and then I receive this error:

The following error occurred attempting to join the domain "myDomain":
The network path was not found.

I'm positive the path is correct. I have done the same thing with 10 other computers and it's working fine. The only difference is that many other computers that I joined have the Network ID and Change button under the Computer Name tab in System Properties, and I click Network ID and that seems to work all the time. But this is a Windows 2000 advance server and it does not have the Network ID button. The only choice is Properties button. So am I doing something wrong? How many ways can I join a windows 2000 server to a domain server?

Any help is much appreciated!

ljCharlie

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I have a server running Windows 2003 server. I have an XP Pro box (without Net Beui) that I would like to have join the server domain. I can't get it to do so. Any suggestions?

By the way, in the same cabled network, I have an NT4 server on a totally separate domain. I have Win 98 boxes joined to that domain as well as XP Pro boxes. The only way I could successfully get those to join this NT4 server domain was to add net beui to those boxes.

I have also tried to have a XP Pro box (with net beui installed on it as a protocol) join the 2003 server domain and it refuses also. The error message I get says:

A domain controller for the domain KCP could not be contacted. Ensure that the domain name is typed correctly. If the name is correct, click Details for troubleshooting information.

Details:
Note: This information is intended for a network administrator. If you are not your network's administrator, notify the administrator that you received this information, which has been recorded in the file C:\WINDOWS\debug\dcdiag.txt.

The domain name KCP might be a NetBIOS domain name. If this is the case, verify that the domain name is properly registered with WINS.

If you are certain that the name is not a NetBIOS domain name, then the following information can help you troubleshoot your DNS configuration.

The following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain KCP:

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A:Can't Join XP Pro to 2003 Server Domain

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I am trying out virtualisation with Server 2003 and XP Pro running on VM Workstation. I have set up a domain using the Server 2003 wizard but when I try to set up the XP machine to join the domain (called YYZ), I get "A domain controller for the domain YYZ.local could not be contacted."

I am new to networking and would really appreciate some help!
 

A:Can't join Server 2003 domain with XP Pro

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My client has a small domain with SBS server 2003. The server connects to a router which connects to the DSL modem. On the router, dhcp is disabled. The server is a dns server and dhcp is running. All of the client PC's are windows XP and were able to join the domain with no issues. One of the client PC's had to be replaced. The replacement came with windows 7 pro x64 installed.
From the windows 7 PC I can see the other PC's on the network, can see the server, can access the shares on the server, and remote into the server. I can also ping the dns server. There are 2 ways to join the domain. The first one used a wizard on the windows 7 PC. When I go thru the wizard it tells me that there is no account on the domain controller for the PC. If I do it manually it tells me the dns couldn't find the controller. The dns server is the domain controller. I have also tried using a static IP like the XP machines have and got the same problems. I have also created the computer account on the server manually
The server has sp2 installed. I have looked on the net and found some different solutions like making changed to the local security policy but none of those have worked. I am stumped. Anybody know of a solution?

A:Win 7 Pro can't join SBS Server 2003 domain

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Please see attached file and make sure that in Computer Name/Domain Changes, then click on More...that you have the correct domain name under 'Primary DNS suffix of this computer' - for example company.local.

Try setting it up to Static IP again and verify that from the Windows 7 LAN setting the DNS is pointing to the Server's DNS which is a Private IP and not an external IP then change it back to DHCP. Try manually connecting to your domain again.

An update will be nice.

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I am trying to join a server 2016 standard to a domain hosted on a 2012 R2 server.  When I input the domain\username of a user authorized to join the domain, it fails with the message. "the account is not authorized to login from this station". 
The 2016 server is straight out of the box with no changes.  What do I need to do the get this server joined to the domain?

Thanks, JTB

jtb

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I am replacing our current NT4 server with a 2003 server. Once I am done, I want to use the NT4 server as a file server. How can I "demote" it from a BDC to a file server? Do I have to reinstall NT4 to do this?
 

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I have a 2003 server and want to join a 2000 domain as a member. It seems as though the networking protocols are messed up.\

I get this same error message except for my domain name.
http://www.anetforums.com/posts.aspx?ThreadIndex=31517
I tried to flush the DNS and still nothing. I even took this server to my network that I know works and it was the same thing. So I know there is something a mess with the 2003 server. Netlogon is not started and I can't get it started could that be it? What other DNS commands can I try?
I can use the internet, Ping the gateway, and dns. Nslookup is pointing to the right server/domain.
 

A:2003 server to join 2000 Domain

It's not the protocols it is Active Directory that is the issue. What is the current DNS name of the server? Most orgs name them something like domainname.local and you need to have it exactly like it is in DNS.
 

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I want to upgrade network computers to win 7
I have installed a version of win 7 on one pc
When some users try to access to his profile on the domain from this computer...he cant
checked all the permissions and all configurations
but still dont work
Any opinion????

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Hi I am having a huge problem connecting a computer to our domain. I get the following error "The RPC server is unavailable" I have checked and the RPC server is running on both the computer and the server.

I have tried system restore, but that isn't working either. I used to be on the domain but tried to take the computer off and back on again to fix another problem.
 

A:RPC server error attempting to join domain

gbrobert said:


Hi I am having a huge problem connecting a computer to our domain. I get the following error "The RPC server is unavailable" I have checked and the RPC server is running on both the computer and the server.Click to expand...

This usually means a dependency and/or startup problem. Find the RPC server in the services listing (Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services), and check its dependencies.
 

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I am running a windows server 2003 domain and was wondering if anyone knew of a proven way to join a users to the domain and keep there current profile?
Thanks
 

A:join 03 server domain w/o losing settings

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Trying to get win98 to join a win2000 server domain. Logon at the win98 client, get a message that a domain controler can not be found. However win98 can see and open files from the server.
In network neighborhood win98 is still in a work group.

I also have an XP pro machine that connects to the domain with no problems.
 

A:Join win98 to win2k server domain

Goto the TCP/IP settings in Network Neighbourhood. Click the DNS tab. Have you entered the settings for your DNS server?
 

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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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I just setup a Windows Server 2003 server (Hostname MS01), including Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP. The server is on a private LAN, no other domain controllers, DNS servers, etc are present.

The private LAN includes VMware guest OSs, Windows 2000 Adv Server servers, and Windows Server 2003 Servers.

The Windows 2000 Adv Server servers join the new domain hosted by MS01, no problem.

The Windows Server 2003 systems cannot join the domain. The following message is returned:

The following error occurred attempting to join the domain ...
The specified server cannot perform the requested operation

They can resolve to the domain name, but the domain basically is refusing them from joining.

All servers have the same administrator login/password.

All servers can resolve hostnames through the DNS server.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Jack Loganbill
 

A:Cannot Join Win Server 2003 Active Directory Domain

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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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Hi folks,
I have some weirdness going on here and it's wrecking my head. I have a customer with a small network landscape. 1 server, 1 OU, Windows 2012 standard with 20 CALS. They only have 8 machines at the moment. 1 laptop was wiped out by ransomware. Scanned/cleaned
the server and all clients.  I did a clean install of Windows 7 Ent. on the laptop, but when I try to join it to the domain, I get this "The specified server cannot perform the requested operation" error.  I have removed the machine from
AD and DNS, and renamed the machine (all in separate operations). Verified that DNS is working properly with ipconfig and nslookup. I can join other machines to the domain without any problem (my service laptop native OS and two VMs on the laptop). Can't find
anything of value in the event logs of the server or the client.  Can't find anything in support searches that don't relate to DNS errors or server replication errors.  I don't have DNS/DHCP errors, and there is no replication.
Many thanks,
Tim

Tim in Dublin

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hi guys, I try to make Win 2k3 server to be a member of Domain win2k server but I got an error message ,
" The local policy of this ( 2k3 server) system does not permit you to logon interactively"
what should I do??? Any ideas?

thanks for help EGL
 

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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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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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Windows Server can create a domain and create User Accounts.
when a computer join this domain and login with one user, i check local  users , Groups:Administrators.  only Domain Admins
there is no user account, only a domain user. Is there any way to check how many user login on this computer? not on server client.
a way is to check C:\user
yongliang_s could be an AD account or local account or msa account. how to distinguish them? and the admin in them?

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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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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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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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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
 

A:cannot 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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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
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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RELEVANCY SCORE 59.6

Clients: XP Pro sp2
Server: Windows 2003 Standard

I can join units to the domain just fine, I do this at each seat rather than create an account for the PC first. However when I go to make a domain account a user on the local computer it only shows the local computer as a rights source instead of the domain as it should.

I've unjoined, rejoin, renamed, reconfigured DNS, and still no such luck.

I can push it by going to the DC and "managing" the computers but that isn't how it should have to be done and I also think some of our other issues here are caused by this problem.

A:Odd XP join to domain issue

is domain admin listed there in local admin group

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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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Hi everyone..

Im trying to join a workstation to a domain,& am failing..

The message i get,it goes:
A domain controller for the domain could not be contacted.

Even though i did mention the Primary DNS suffix for it,but still,i get the error..

Help from anybody will be highly appreciated..

A:Computer cannot join a domain

Welcome to TSF!

The DNS address of the client must be the Domain Controller, not your ISPs DNS settings.
And of course DNS must be installed and properly configured on the Server.

Can you ping the Server by it's IP address?
Can you ping the Server by it's Name? )Server1)
Can you ping the Server by it's Full DNS Name? (Server1.domain.com)
Can you ping the Domain name? (domain.com)

To check the current DNS settings, Click Start | Run (or press WinKey+R), type cmd, press Enter.
Type ipconfig /all and press Enter.
Check the DNS addresses listed, the first one MUST be the IP address of the DC for the domain.

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Hi guys,

I desparetely need help: here is my problem:

I got a domain controller just implelemted, now all my xp pc can join the domain, but none win 7 is being able to ! I have try all, but it, when i add the win 7 to the domain , it promt me the user and password, but then is give the DNS resolving problem!!! PLease help out guys

A:win7 cannot join domain

Firstly, what is your DC running? 2003/R2, 2008? Also make sure your ip configuration is correct for your network and you can ping both the DNS server and the Domain Controller.

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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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Hi guys,

I'm having issues joining a remote PC to the corporate domain.
The VPN we're using is SonicWall.

Here's what the error is:

Note: This information is intended for a network administrator. If you are not your network's administrator, notify the administrator that you received this information, which has been recorded in the file C:\Windows\debug\dcdiag.txt.

The domain name "creatormail" might be a NetBIOS domain name. If this is the case, verify that the domain name is properly registered with WINS.

If you are certain that the name is not a NetBIOS domain name, then the following information can help you troubleshoot your DNS configuration.

The following 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 "creatormail":

The error was: "DNS name does not exist."
(error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)

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

Common causes of this error include the following:

- The DNS SRV records required to locate a AD DC for the domain are not registered in DNS. These records are registered with a DNS server automatically when a AD DC is added to a domain. They are updated by the AD DC at set intervals. This computer is configured to use DNS servers with the following IP addresses:

10.5.84.151
10.5.84.150
10.0.0.1

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A:Unable to join to domain over VPN

Does a window pop up asking for admin credentials when you attempt to join the domain? If it does put in domain\Administrator and then password. I think there are some other things that need to be set up on the VPN end for passthrough authentication if I remember correctly.
 

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hello everyone, currently i'm unable to join domain in my LAN as such i'm unable to get some access to server.

i did some googling about it and follow some step available somehow still unable to join

here's the screen cap

so anyone willing to give some advise or tips on the matter?

thank you!

A:unable to join domain

Is your primary DNS your domain controller?

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