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I'm trying to join a Windows pc to a domain bt it gives an error msg " a domain controller could not be contacted".
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Lee W, MVP earned 600 total points
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Are its DNS settings correct?
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by:Jay_Jay70
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turn off windows firewall if enabled and make sure you can ping the machine
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by:Keith Alabaster
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Agreed.
if you drop out to a CMD prompt, type in
ipconfig /all

Do the same on your server. With the exception of the IP address, are all other setiings identical?
Is the switch port enabled? Cable OK?
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