troubleshooting Question

Unable to Join Domain (Server 2008)

Avatar of phizzle78
phizzle78 asked on
Windows XPWindows Server 2008
2 Comments1 Solution620 ViewsLast Modified:
I have several new PCs that are unable to join our domain.  I get the error "The domain controller for the domain could not be contacted".  In the details..."DNS was sucessfully queried for the SRV resource record used to locate the the domain controller..."  And it lists both of our DCs in the domain, yet I still can't join.  I'm able to ping the FQDN of the servers but not the NetBIOS name (TCP NetBIOS service is running), as well as able to get to shared folders on the servers using the FQDN.  I've checked DNS for all the A records which seem to be in place, however I still am unable to join the domain.  The servers are both Windows 2008 x64 running AD and DNS.
Thanks in advance,
Philip
error.bmp
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros