2003 Server cannot find DC

Posted on 2006-06-07
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
I am upgrading a 2003 Server to a DC.  The 2000DC has been prepped with adaprep...  The 2003 server is on 192.168.101.x scheme and the 2000 DC is on a 172.16.1.x scheme.  When running DCpromo I get the following:

The following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain HMI-INC.COM:

The error was: "DNS name does not exist."
(error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)

The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.HMI-INC.COM

Common causes of this error include the following:

- The DNS SRV records required to locate a domain controller for the domain are not registered in DNS. These records are registered with a DNS server automatically when a domain controller is added to a domain. They are updated by the domain controller at set intervals. This computer is configured to use DNS servers with following IP addresses:

- One or more of the following zones do not include delegation to its child zone:

. (the root zone)

DNS is my weak point (well, one of them)...what do I have to add to the 2000 DNS server's DNS?
Question by:ikeepon
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    Accepted Solution

    This (windows 2003) computer is configured to use DNS servers with following IP addresses:

    Change this to point to the Windows 2000 DC/DNS server's IP address.  Then retry DCPROMO.

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