troubleshooting Question

Active Directory not functioning

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Edward GutmanFlag for United States of America asked on
Windows OSWindows Server 2012Active Directory
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I cannot use AD Management tools.  When I try to run AD Users and Computers, I get
Server is running Windows Server 2012 and I do not have a good backup of AD.

DCDIAG output shows error 1355 that it cannot contact the GC.

Here is the output of a couple of NLTEST commands:

nltest /DSGETDC:seward.local
Getting DC name failed: Status = 1355 0x54b ERROR_NO_SUCH_DOMAIN
The command completed successfully

nltest /DSGETDC:seward.local /PDC
           DC: \\DCX.seward.local
      Address: \\10.0.0.4
     Dom Guid: a7abc8d0-1708-4b59-a57e-32dbab798375
     Dom Name: seward.local
  Forest Name: seward.local
 Dc Site Name: Default-First-Site-Name
Our Site Name: Default-First-Site-Name
        Flags: PDC GC DS LDAP KDC TIMESERV GTIMESERV WRITABLE DNS_DC DNS_DOMAIN DNS_FOREST CLOSE_SITE FULL_SECRET WS
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The command completed successfully

nltest /DNSGETDC:seward.local
List of DCs in pseudo-random order taking into account SRV priorities and weights:
Non-Site specific:
   dcx.seward.local  fe80::7472:7484:cb5d:deb7%16  10.0.0.4
The command completed successfully

nltest /DNSGETDC:seward.local /GC
List of DCs in pseudo-random order taking into account SRV priorities and weights:
Non-Site specific:
   dcx.seward.local  fe80::7472:7484:cb5d:deb7%16  10.0.0.4
The command completed successfully


In addition, the NIC is stuck on the Public firewall profile.  I've tried putting Letwork Location Awareness on Automatic Delayed start, but it still won't come up as a domain for the firewall profile.  I've tried turning the firewall completely off, but still get the same responses as above.
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