sql2008 R2 cluster installation failed

I have several question on step for sql2008 cluster which now failed during installation.

Here is the error:

1. For below errors what  can do to resolve this ?


[Error Message]
The service account is not in the domain group. Ensure that the service account is a member of the domain group for the SQL Server.

[Details]
Microsoft.SqlServer.Configuration.SqlEngine.ValidationException: The service account is not in the domain group. Ensure that the service account is a member of the domain group for the SQL Server.
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2. when the sql installation ask me for the IP address, is that Virtual server name IP address which I have to enter ?

3:  in the screenshot attach, when I try to add for msdtc, what IP address should i use, can I just simply pick from the Network list there ?

msdtc.png
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Eugene ZCommented:
also read

download.microsoft.com/.../SQLServer2008FailoverCluster.docx

msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143219.aspx

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1. For below errors what  can do to resolve this ?


[Error Message]
The service account is not in the domain group. Ensure that the service account is a member of the domain group for the SQL Server.

[[EZ]  add it to local windows admin group and use AD accout to run sql service

2. when the sql installation ask me for the IP address, is that Virtual server name IP address which I have to enter ?
[EZ] yes (pick from the Network list )
3:  in the screenshot attach, when I try to add for msdtc, what IP address should i use, can I just simply pick from the Network list there ?
 [EZ]yes,  pick from the Network list
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