adding a addition domain controller

I am addition a machine which is windows 2k server. I add it to the exiting domain that we had in our office. Now I want it to be a second domain controller. Now by adding this machine to be a domain controller gave me an error

" The Operation failed because :
  Failed finding a suitable domain controller for the domain
  The Specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted"

But i already have a domain dns for every entry of machines and also the domain controller with active directory. Then why am I getting this stupid error? Help.

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scraig84Connect With a Mentor Commented:
And this new server is pointing its DNS client to the internal DNS server in your office?  Can you ping the domain controller using Or can you only get it via servername?
DCPROMO gives you this error?
shopnoAuthor Commented:
i am able to ping using the server name and vis versa. Yes i do have internal dns running and i can ping to it using every mahines in my network using there computer names. I don't think that is the problem. It is some thing else i guess..any thoughts?
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