Issue promoting server to a Domain Controller 2012 Stardard R2
Posted on 2014-10-01
We have an existing domain that has a Windows Server 2012 Standard DC/DNS server. We are adding another server that is Windows 2012 Standard R2 as another DC and DNS server. We brought the server online, added to the domain and added the ADDS role.
When promoting the server to a DC, the configuration hangs at the following step:
"Creating the NTDS Settins object for this Active Directory Domain COntroller on the remote AD DC fhSQL1.FHSaaS1.local"
In the event viewer Directory services log this is there:
The Active Directory Domain Services Installation Wizard (Dcpromo) was unable to establish connection with the following domain controller.
8524 The DSA operation is unable to proceed because of a DNS lookup failure.
Here is the script from the wizard:
# Windows PowerShell script for AD DS Deployment
-Credential (Get-Credential) `
-DatabasePath "C:\Windows\NTDS" `
-DomainName "FHSaaS1.local" `
-LogPath "C:\Windows\NTDS" `
-SiteName "Default-First-Site-Name" `
-SysvolPath "C:\Windows\SYSVOL" `
This is a very straight forward task that I cannot get to work. Passwords are correct. I can ping using UNC..thoughts?