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Dear Experts,

In my company I am having difficulty in joining  one Windows 8 & one  XP Pro SP3  Pc to the domain. Its a fresh windows installation. Windows firewall is disabled& also antivirus disabled. when I did ipconfig /all , its showing the correct DNS. Can ping the domain server by IP but by name its not pinging sometimes.

Selected the option Enable NetBIOS over tcp/ip. stiil it shows the error .

Regards,

JCT
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by:Ashok Dewan
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Seems DNS server is not  updated with latest list.
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by:Broadsound
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What are you putting in for the domain name, mydoamin or mydomain.local?
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JCT,

  - Check your cabling....
  - Check your DNS entries in your TCP/IP config.
  - Create the computer account first in Active Directory, then try rejoining the computers.

-R3c0n
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by:jct_777
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Hi,

I checked the DNS settings. Its correct. Even I changed the cable & also the ports but same issue.
My domain is Test so I am typing Test.com. Its does not work in Windows 8.

But in Xp computer when I type Test.com its ask for the user name & the password. when I provide the user name it does not accept.

I will try to add the computer name  in the server . after that I will try join it to domain.

Regards,

JCT
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by:jct_777
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Hi,

I put the computer name in the server & then tried still its not working.
i run the command chkdsk /r in xp computer but of no help.

Please help.

Regards,

JCT
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by:jct_777
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Hi,

For xp computer the problem has been solved. In the network properties client for Microsoft network was missing. i installed & restarted the pc , it got joined to the domain.

But Windows 8  pc is having stiil the  same problem. Not able to join to domain.

Please help for this.

Regards,

JCT
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by:hindsight
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What verson of Windows 8 are you running?
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by:R3C0N
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JCT

  Thank you for the points, Windows 8, turn off the firewall. Troubleshoot in the following steps.

1. Add computer account to server.
Open CMD Prompt:
2. From WIN 8, ping the Default Gateway
3. Ping the DNS address.
4.If both those are UN-Successful-Fix.
5 If DNS is unsuccessful log back into the DNS server and double check that the IP shown in your DNS Server is the same as the current assigned IP to the  WIN8 machine.

-R3c0n
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