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Windows 8 not joining domain

Posted on 2014-04-08
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When I try to join the domain from the Windows 8.1 workstation, the attached error is displayed.  The error occurs after i enter the login credentials for the domain.  I can browse the folders on the domain controller, so I know the connection is there.
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Question by:a1electric
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by:tmoore1962
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Verify your network settings.  If DHCP is the domain network running IPv6?  If not you'll have to disable IPv6 on the workstation so that it only uses IPv4.
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by:JAN PAKULA
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Are you sure you have pro version (only pro versions can join domain)?

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by:McKnife
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This has to work as long as the primary DNS server entry at the client is pointed at the DC.
If it doesn't, you have a network connectivity problem, mostly firewall related.
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by:Sikhumbuzo Ntsada
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Also single language OS are not supported.
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by:PowerEdgeTech
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Did you enable Network Discovery (Advanced Sharing Settings)?

Have you tried a1.local (or a1.com) instead of just a1?
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