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trouble adding 2nd domain controller

Posted on 2011-09-08
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hello all

i am trying to add a 2nd domain controler but when it tries to rplicate the dns on dcpromo i have an rpc server is unavailable error.

New D/C OS is Server 2008 R"
original D/C is Server 2008

please see attached files for ipconfig info

any help appreciated


 newdc.docx origdc.docx
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by:ajwuk
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How come you're using routeable IP addressing for your internal network?

Have you run Forest prep and AD prep to bring the schema level up to 2008 R2 first?
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this is a network i inherited to support as was setup by the previous IT person in the company.

I ran adprep /forestprep on the original dc
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by:markgould1978
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excellent solution
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