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Hi,

I'm using windows 2000 professional on a laptop thats a memeber of my domain. The laptop has got a dialin account configured and safenet vpn client installed. On the office network, a 3com internet firewall dmz is installed to secure internet access and provide vpn capabilities. So, I dial in and ping to the lan ip address of the server (192.168.0.1), the safenet client establishes the vpn connection and it the ping gets a reply. So, the vpn works. But when I want to to e.g. net use \\192.168.0.1\ipc$ or net use x: \\192.168.0.1\data, I get the following error : No domian controller available. ???

When I logon to the notbook locally (not choosing the domain profile) it all works fine ...

HELP
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by:geoffryn
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It sounds as though name resolution to the DC is broken.  Can you ping the DC by name?
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by:buddhole
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Yes, I can.. Ieven can use Outlook to reach the exchange server. When I try net use \\server01\ipc$ I get system error 1311 No dc available to process your logon request..
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What is the OS of the server that you cannot reach?
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2k server, the only server (also runs exchange)
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The exact error is "There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request"
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by:geoffryn
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Is the server multihomed?
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by:buddhole
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The exact error is "There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request"
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Nope, btw there's a nat router between the internet and the firewall
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by:geoffryn
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You should check your WINS on the server.  I think the client might be querying the WINS for the DC and it is returning a different address.
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by:buddhole
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I'm running wins and it's working fine. I even added the wins server in the dialup conncetion. Next to that, I've added 1c records for the domain and the dc in my lnhosts...
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by:geoffryn
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Maybe this is a cached credentials problem.  Have you tried to do a connect as?


1. Right-click My Computer, and then click Map Network Drive.

2. Map the drive letter and the folder.

3. Click "Connect using a different user name".

4. Enter the credentials in the universal naming convention (UNC)
   "Domain\Username" format.

5. In the password box, enter a password.

6. Click OK.
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by:buddhole
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geoffryn,

I dont'wan't to be rude, but if I don't know how to perform some action, I wll ask you, saves us both some time.

I'm holding some info from you, the laptop is memeber of the domain. When I log, I can choose from two options, the domain and local. when I log on to the local to the laptop, all the net use commands work, when I log on to the domain, the net use command don't work.

I'm 100% sure that my credentials are ok...
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That is a sign of cached credential problems.  A local account will not be caching creds for the domain.
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by:buddhole
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You were right about htis, when I make a network connection and use the administrator@mydomain.com account (same account as I'm logged in as) it works, after that, I can net use what I want...

But after a reboot, I must make a network connection as the domain admin and then I can use it again... How can I solve this ?
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I don't think you can.  You would have to force the domain back to NTLM and disable Kerberos.  A work around might be to create a local account with the same user name and password and use pass-thru authentication
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mwooah.. this is a complete other problem.. I now know what the problem is,Thanx !
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