?
Solved

Active Directory error: "The domain could not be found" when switching to a sub domain

Posted on 2016-11-05
5
Medium Priority
?
89 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-13
When I switch to my subdomain, I get the following error:

2016-11-05_8-45-27.png
I did notice that one of the DC was unavailable.

2016-11-05_8-50-40.png
In some google search, it was recommended to enable IPv6. I did that, and now the DC show as online. However, I still get the same error when trying to access our sub domain in AD MMC. I tried rebooting the DC that was initially unavailable but to no avail.

This is all in an effort to try to resolve an issue for our users where whenever we try to change their password and have them change their password, they are unable to. They get a message indicating that their account is locked.

2016-11-05_10-03-30.png
0
Comment
Question by:joukiejouk
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
No More earned 2000 total points
ID: 41875545
I would check your DNS records,forward lookup zones, IPv6 wont really make any difference

Also you might have issue with domain trust
0
 

Author Comment

by:joukiejouk
ID: 41876218
This problem is still occurring. Since we have five domain controllers that are replicated, I am just pointing to one specific domain controller to do my administration as a workaround. If this is a domain trust issue, what am I supposed to do to resolve it?
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:No More
ID: 41876225
Could you run:

Repadmin /showrepl

and

DCdiag /v /c /e

You can use     >test.txt   to save it to files and post results here
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:No More
ID: 41876237
Also was this working before ? Have you checked Event log ?
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:joukiejouk
ID: 41885799
Issue resolved itself.
0

Featured Post

Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

Question has a verified solution.

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

Recently, Microsoft released a best-practice guide for securing Active Directory. It's a whopping 300+ pages long. Those of us tasked with securing our company’s databases and systems would, ideally, have time to devote to learning the ins and outs…
This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP,  Windows Server…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility. Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner: If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.
Suggested Courses

777 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