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Problem with connecting to NT 4 PDC from W2k DC

Posted on 2003-12-10
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After I changed IP address of my W2k server, all Trust with other domain based on NT 4 drver were broken. When I tried to establish trust again "[domain] cannot be contacted" error appear.

When I check if W2k server can resolve DC i saw following error:

C:\>nltest /dclist:[nt4 domain name]
Domain '[nt4 domain name]' is not an NT 5 domain.  (Using NetServerEnum).
I_NetGetDCList failed: Status = 6118 0x17e6 ERROR_NO_BROWSER_SERVERS_FOUND
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Question by:wjaworsk
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I suggest that you run both dcdiag /v and netdiag /v on all your WIN2000 Servers. Have you done this? if not then You can also download these two utilities as individual files. The Support Tools are located in two places: on the WIN2000 Server CD in the Support | Tools folder and on the WIN2000 Service Pack CD in the Support | Tools folder.
Alternatively, you can go to http://www.microsoft.com/downloads and simply search for 'dcdiag' and
'netdiag' and find them.

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I would also check to make sure that the TCP/IP information is correct. Is this machine showing up in DNS? How about after the reboot?

also u could try this too.
force this to demote
DCPROMO /FORCEREMOVAL ( so that it is no longer a DC ) and then running dcpromo on it again ( so that it is a DC again )?

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Hi,

I surely tried to gave the answer, and in my knowledge it has worked in these kind of situation. though not sure if asker got it working or not. since he never came back.

thanks.
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