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Cannot Find Domain Controller

After adding a new Domain Controller to our network, I tried to add a new machine to the domain. I get this error message as seen in the attachment.

Any help is appreciated.
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CrashDummy_MSCommented:
Two things to try:
First, be sure the DNS server listed in the TCP/IP properties of the new server points it to a DNS server in your domain.
Second, if that doesn't work, try using the netbios name of your domain instead, like BCR instead of BCR.local.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
As CrashDummy says make sure the client is only pointing to the DC for DNS resolution in it's TCP\IP properties which should only have internal DNS servers listed. Second make sure your server points to itself for DNS and the server shouldn't have any external DNS servers listed in it's TCP\IP properties.
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pzozulkaAuthor Commented:
The new Domain Controller just installed is pointing at itself for DNS.

The new member server I am trying to add to the domain is pointing to that new DC for DNS as its Primary DNS.

WIll try all recommendations right now.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Make sure you don't have any external DNS servers listed in the TCP\IP properties.

Try pinging the domain.
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pzozulkaAuthor Commented:
No external DNS servers listed. Using CrashDummy_MS suggestion, I used BCR instead of BCR.local and it worked. Before I installed the new DC, it worked with BCR.local just fine, now it doesn't. Any reasons?
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CrashDummy_MSCommented:
To be honest, I should know a reason, but I don't. It's always been one of those things that usually works the way it should, and when it didn't work, the workaround was so easy I didn't bother to research it any further.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Can you do a ipconfig /all and post the results. Can you ping the domain? Run a netdiag and post.
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ScottGranadoCommented:
go to a command prompt and type in:
nslookup bcr.local

what do you get?
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pzozulkaAuthor Commented:
Uploading IP config and NSlookup text files. Tried running netdiag but it said wrong command.
config.txt
nslookup.txt
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ScottGranadoCommented:
everything looks right in your ipconfig but i noticed the following ips in the nslookup:
169.254.99.110, 169.254.99.56

Those could be your problem as they are not valid ip addresses on your network.  So if you were hitting those IPs when trying to add your computer to the domain, this could have been causing this problem.  Check DNS.

The 168.254.x ip address is what microsoft automatically assign when it can't find a DHCP server, which shouldn't be there in your case
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