VMware host not able to join to the Windows AD domain

This is a newly-setup VMware ESXi host 6.0 (3029753). All the networking have been configured, and tested able to ping to any other devices on the network. However, with direct vsphere client to the host, browse to configuration > authentication services > active directory; type in the correct ad domain and credentials, the error message - errors in active directory operation popped up.

I re-check and confirm all the ip addressing/dns, are configured correctly. why?

thanks,
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MichaelBalackAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Have you checked you can add a PC to the domain ?

can you resolve your DNS servers from this host correctly ?

tested fqdns ?
MichaelBalackAuthor Commented:
Hi Andrew,

All tested workd
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
You are using an account, which has permissions to Add to Domain.
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MichaelBalackAuthor Commented:
Hi Andrew,

Yes, it is.
MichaelBalackAuthor Commented:
Hi Andrew,

At the end, my co-worker use CLI command to get the ESXi host join to AD domain.

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MichaelBalackAuthor Commented:
Using the mentioned command, my co-worker managed to join the esxi host to the ad domain. He didn't share with me about the commands.
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