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Unable to join computer to domain

By philipkattil ·
A newly installed Windows Server 2008, adn configured as to work as
office server.

We have 10 vista workstaions, three Vista laptops connected to domain.

Internet is provided through a ADSL routers, all computers are directly configured thorugh router for the internet.

Now yesterday, I was trying to add two vista workstions to the domain, server gives error, DNS error,or user name & password incorrect, etc.

Please help me to solve this problem,

If u need any further details, I can provide?


Ben

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server gives error, DNS error,or user name & password incorrect, etc

by Snuffy09 In reply to Unable to join computer t ...

How are you entering the server name? server.com or server? try just server

Is the user that your using to authenticate to domain server a Administrator?

Is the password expired?

Is the account locked out?

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COMMAND promt

by dayen In reply to server gives error, DNS e ...

go to command promt and do the ipconfig /all
get your IP address and DNS of the machine that won't join (ststic asgin the ip address and DNS ) then join Domain I have to do this once and awhile

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A few things to check

by digilante In reply to Unable to join computer t ...

1 - Check the clocks of the machines failing to join your domain against the clock(s) of your domain controller(s) - a few seconds out of sync shouldn't cause this kind of issue.
2 - Do the problematic workstations resolve the domain?
3 - Do you have enough CALs?

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Avg Firewall Applet

by dom19 In reply to Unable to join computer t ...

...Gave us quite a few problems in the past.
Othertimes reconfiguring the Server adapter properties from auto negotiate to full duplex helped make it visible again (!)...

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