Solved

Joining Domain

Posted on 2016-07-26
9
32 Views
Last Modified: 2016-09-09
I am having issues with joining Windows 7 clients to server 2008 r2 domain.      The machines are able to ping the PDC through name and IP address.   The clients are able to join the domain but after joining receive the following message
Changing Primary Domain DNS failed, Name will remain domain.local.

RPC server Unavailable.  

The clients that are already joined to the domain are not having any problems logging in.    
Thanks in advance for any help.
Jon
0
Comment
Question by:jboyle00
9 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:cshepfam
ID: 41729494
Make sure those clients you are joining to the domain are not already in DNS or in AD.  Remove all instances of those computers then try again.
0
 

Author Comment

by:jboyle00
ID: 41729498
That is what we did yesterday after we started experiencing the problem.
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:FOX
ID: 41729652
I assume all firewalls are off domain, public, and home for your DC and workstations.
Uncheck ipV6 on all your nics.


check the below as well
ref link:https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2018583
0
Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

 

Author Comment

by:jboyle00
ID: 41729716
Firewalls are off and IPV6 is not checked for all nics.
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Peter Hutchison
ID: 41729864
Check TCP/IPv4 settings and make sure the DNS address is pointing to your AD DNS server.
Check DNS server server is running and the Forward and ideally Reverse Lookup zones are set up and configured ok. The DC server should look at itself for DNS and forward external lookups to ISP DNS servers.
1
 

Accepted Solution

by:
jboyle00 earned 0 total points
ID: 41729874
I changed DNS IP to PDC.    This resolved the issue.  Now I have to figure out why this was the solution considering when I ran IPCONFIG /all the DNS address was the exact same address I entered.
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Peter Hutchison
ID: 41730738
Check the DHCP scope settings to make sure PCs pick up the correct AD DNS server address.
0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:Seth Simmons
ID: 41790973
This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

You may have a outside contractor who comes in once a week or seasonal to do some work in your office but you only want to give him access to the programs and files he needs and keep privet all other documents and programs, can you do this on a loca…
A safe way to clean winsxs folder from your windows server 2008 R2 editions
This Micro Tutorial will go in depth within Systems and Security in Windows 7 and will go into detail regarding Action Center, Windows Firewall, System, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview of Windows DVD Burner through its features and interface. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question