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Computer is entering the Active Directory but it's not becoming a Member of the Domain

Posted on 2007-04-04
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I have a Computer that is entering the Domain because I'm in the Active Directory on that server and I'm watching the Computer enter but it has a Red X over it.  The Computer gets the Error of


"The specified server cannot perform the requested operation"

What would cause this
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by:strongline
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can you enable it again, then?
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I found the problem, there were some OFF THE WALL Ip addresses in the DNS settings.
I did the following and everything is A Ok now.  Thanks for the reply though.


GO to Network Connections
double click on NIC
select properties
select tcp/ip -> properties

Type the DC's IP address in the "Preferred DNS Server" box
Press "Advanced"
go to the DNS tab
Under dns suffix for this connection type fqdn for example  "mydomain.local"
apply changes

Then try joining the domain.. this should work
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by:RgrWalker
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How do I close these questions that I've answered myself? I have like 4 open questions that I need closed.
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