Can't add workstation to domain.

Posted on 2004-03-22
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I am trying to add a workstation to a specified domain.  When I attempt to add the unique computer name to the domain I get the following error:

The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.  

I know that domain exists and windows suggests that it might be related to a DNS lookup problem.  I have tried inputing the DNS primary and secondary addresses and still no luck. Boggle.
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try putting the domain controller in as the DNS server, can you then ping the DC??

if so try again
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3304 » The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted?
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7243 » Windows XP logs Event ID 1054, 'The specified domain either does not exist or exist or could not be contacted'?
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Error Message: The Specified Domain Either Does Not Exist or Could Not Be Contacted;EN-US;256083
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