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Windows XP clients cannot connect to Windows Server 2003 Domain

wibuus asked
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I recently set up Windows Server 2003 with AD, DNS server and DHCP. My problem is this: I cannot add any of the client computers (all running windows xp) to the domain. This is a small but expanding network (<10 computers at the moment). The error when i try to join the domain is this:
The following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain <DOMAINNAME>:

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.<DOMAINNAME>

Common causes of this error include the following:

- The DNS SRV record is not registered in DNS.

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

. (the root zone)

For information about correcting this problem, click Help.
I'm using all DHCP for configuration, which seems to work properly
Example ipconfig:
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . <DOMAIN NAME>
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . :
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

Ok, thats all for the client side. I'll post again for server side issues as soon as I gather all the information

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