troubleshooting Question

Cannot Add Windows XP SP2 to Windows 2000 Domain

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I am having problems joining Windows XP SP2 on a Windows 2000 Domain.  When I try to join it I get the below message on the client.
Note: This information is intended for a network administrator.  If you are not your network's administrator, notify the administrator that you received this information, which has been recorded in the file C:\WINDOWS\debug\dcdiag.txt.

The domain name (DomainName) might be a NetBIOS domain name.  If this is the case, verify that the domain name is properly registered with WINS.

If you are certain that the name is not a NetBIOS domain name, then the following information can help you troubleshoot your DNS configuration.

DNS was successfully queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain (DomainName):
The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.(DomainName)
The following domain controllers were identified by the query:
Common causes of this error include:
- Host (A) records that map the name of the domain controller to its IP addresses are missing or contain incorrect addresses.
- Domain controllers registered in DNS are not connected to the network or are not running.
For information about correcting this problem, click Help.
I tried running the nltest /dsgetdc:(DomainName)  and I get
DsGetDcName failed: Status = 1355 0x54b ERROR_NO_SUCH_DOMAIN

I can add a Windows 2000 client to the domain on the same network but not any XP PC's.  Running an NS Lookup looks good too.

Default Server:  (DomainServer.DomainName)

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