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domain controller installation failure?

By sijo_t ·
i have installed win2000 advanced server and after that i am trying to up the system in to domain contoller.but i get an error message "network location can not be reached"(this is a standlone machine and installed NIC also.)your suggestion?

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Quickest fix

by clwclark In reply to domain controller install ...

I have heard of this problem from others. I personally have not had this problem, and you shouldn't as long as you enter the resource records in your DNS server. Ofcourse you can run DCPROMO withoud installing DNS first because it will install it for you, but then you get the error you are getting today. :-)

The quickest fix for this problem is to conect your network card to a hub, sounds crazy given the above info, however it works. The proof is in the puding.

Let me know if this fixes your problem.

Lee

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clwclark is right

by pham1000 In reply to Quickest fix

I had the same problem and this worked!

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by varma_vegesna In reply to domain controller install ...

check whether u'r tcp/ip is installed properly are not. install dns manually after u run command dcpromo

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