Windows Server 2012 Active Directory

I have a new Windows 2012 Domain that I've put together.   Right now I have 3 servers in the domain, all running on a Dell PowerEdge 720R on top of Hyper V.   One server has been configured for Active Directory Services to run as the Domain Controller.   The IP4 address is   I've installed DNS on this server along with DHCP.  I've joined the other 2 servers to the XLLC Domain.  All servers point to the Domain Controller for DNS.

The problem is that I can't see the servers in the domain when I pull up Network on any of the servers.  I can see non Domain PCs that coexist on the Class C segment but no servers in my domain.  Oh by the way there are no member PCs in the domain yet.
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Don S.Commented:
If you are using windows Explorer to browse the network, you won't see the servers unless they have file or printer sharing turned on.  They won't broadcast anything to explorer unless one of those services is running.
Michael MachieIT SupervisorCommented:
To add on to dons6718's comment, you will need to do this for the particular 'Network Location' you are connected to. For instance, when you chose the type of connection (Home, Work, Public) you would need to enable Network Discovery and File and Print Sharing for the same Network Location Profile, within the Advanced Sharing features in Network and Sharing Center.

If you enabled those settings for a Public Network Location Profile, yet you chose Work as the profile type for that NIC connection, it would not work still. You would need to enable it for your Work Profile. You will be able to select the little arrow to the right of the Profile name to expand the view and make your setting changes.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Michael MachieIT SupervisorCommented:
Any update on this? The processes outlined only takes a minute or two to verify.
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows Server 2012

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.