This is a huge question. I have a network down today due to this problem. I have rebuilt a server and brought it up as a new tree in an existing forest. The whole purpose was to be able to create the trusts between two networks in different geographic locations. Although everything seemed to come up correctly with a trust established, after about an hour up, the DHCP service decided it was not authorized to distribute IP's. When I try to "authorize" using the administrative account, I get an "access denied" error. I notice that I get access denied to several different services. I also get an error in the event log that says there is no domain controller for the location that I am trying to connect to. Basically, I have lost permissions/rights on "this" domain, and I have no domain controller on "that" domain. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Help!!!!
Here is the exact error message on two of the problems that I am having:
1. No Windows NT or Windows 2000 Domain Controller is available for domain DOMAINNAME. The following error occurred:
There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request.
2. The DHCP/BINL service on the local machine, belonging to the Windows Administrative domain domainname.internal, has determined that it is not authorized to start. It has stopped servicing clients. The following are some possible reasons for this:
This machine is part of a directory service enterprise and is not authorized in the same domain. (See help on the DHCP Service Management Tool for additional information).
This machine cannot reach its directory service enterprise and it has encountered an other DHCP service on the network belonging to a directory service enterprise on which the local machine is not authorized.
Some undexpected network error occurred.