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Windows Server 2003 R2

By lbornacelli ·
"A domain controller for the domain could not be contacted Ensure that the domain name is type correctly"

I just added this domain server to my network...I can't join any computers because I keep getting this message box..

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Check Domain Name resolution...

by faradhi In reply to Windows Server 2003 R2

Check to see if the workstations can resolve the DC.

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Check DNS

by mmauer In reply to Windows Server 2003 R2

Check if DNS is working correctly.

Also try writing the whole Server name
eg.

abc.company.wan
To see what your Domain is called go to
start --> settings --> control Panel --> System

click on the "Computer Name" tab and look next to where it sais Domain:

Also Nslookup is a good way to check your dns see if you can go to
start --> run --> cmd

nslookup ip-addrees-of-your-server
eg.
nslookup 192.168.0.10
or
nslookup srv_name

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