error While joining a standalone Dns server to a domain

When Im trying to join the Standalone Dns sever to a Active Directory domain its Showing network path no found error.The Ip address of DNS server is and the server that holding Active directory IP is and the alternate Dns server IP address is and i havent set up a forward lookup or backup zone in DNS.And all the servers are running in VMware to resolve this error
Ashar KallumpurathuAsked:
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Point the stand alone servers, DNS settings in the network interface to
And then it will be able to find the domain aand a DC through which it will join.

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Dirk MareSystems Engineer (Acting IT Manager)Commented:
As arnold said.

Or as a workaround add the IP address and ServerName to the standalone DNS server host file..

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