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Subnets & Active Directory

techmiss
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Hi All,

I have created a new Active Directory site in a 10.7.0.0/16 subnet.

There is a domain controller in this subnet which is in SITE 2

This server has leased me a DHCP address but when I check my logon server from the command prompt (echo %logonserver%) I am given a logon server that is 10.1.100..2 which is in a different subnet AND different site.

Why is this server processing login request for a subnet not listed in it's site?

10.7.0.0/16 DC is 2008 R2
10.1.0.0/16 DC is 2003 R2
AD Level Is Server 2003.

Cheers

K
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Senior Active Directory Engineer
Top Expert 2012
Commented:
Log on to that server and run in command-line

nltest /dsgetsite
and
nltest /dsgetsitecov

what those results say?

Are you sure that you created subnet with /16 not /8 ? :) and linked it into proper Site?

Regards,
Krzysztof
Rich WeisslerProfessional Troublemaker^h^h^h^h^hshooter
Commented:
Confirming:
  The DHCP address that was given to your workstation is in the 10.7.0.0/16 range?
  Port are not blocked to the new domain controller?

  How long does a ping from your workstation take to each of the two DCs take?

 

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Commented:
Ok, own up time.

a) I thought I had rebooted but I hadn't
b) I left my wireless on.

I'll split the points, cheers guys.

K