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SBS2008 - will not join PC to domain using http://connect

unrealone1 asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-09
Ok background info, I setup the sbs2008 server using the wizards etc. Gave it a 192.168.10.x range.

I have now placed the server in my office. I have 2 sonicwalls which connect my 2 offices up and they manage the DHCP. So I have disabled the dhcp on the server and given it a static address of which is the same range as the sonicwall dhcp.

Can access the sbs2008 server shares etc from clients PC.

I am however unable to join PCs to the domain. I go to http://connect in the webbrowser of a win7 professional PC and it doesnt connect - so I run the client wizard which I extracted from sbs console and I get the message "not meet maximum operating system requirements"

I have installed rollup 4 on my sbs2008 as this was mentioned in other threads. I also tried a Win XP PRO PC, with no luck. Although when I had this in the office on the 192.168.10.x range I was able to join PCs to the domain using the http://connect.

Any thoughts?

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