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Windows XP Pro can't connect to domain

By benwal91 ·
I have just installed Windows XP Pro yesterday and tried to get it connected to a domain. The server running the domain is a Windows Server 2008.

Windows XP is able to find it, but once I think it's going to be successful it get "Logon Error: Usernamd or password incorrect".

I tried the admin account and I tried the account I created on the windows server, still nothing.

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You joined the computer to the domain?

by Kenone In reply to Windows XP Pro can't conn ...

or is that where you're getting the error message?

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RE: Joining computer to

by benwal91 In reply to You joined the computer t ...

I'm joining the computer to the domain.
But I get the message "Unknown username or bad password"

Permissions are set on the accounts. I even tried connecting with Administrator and that was no luck.

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(edited) Are you using the credentials right?

by netwrk_admn In reply to RE: Joining computer to

My suggestion got cut off! sorry...

Long shot, but use 'DOMAIN'\administrator and the associated password, not just administrator and pass.

and make sure caps lock is off, or numlock on if you enter in numbers. :)

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RE: Tried that.

by benwal91 In reply to (edited) Are you using th ...

I tried that, no luck.
What I have noticed is that I will show a DNS error:

The domain name WINSERVER1 might be a NetBIOS domain name. If this is the case, verify that the domain name is properly registered with WINS.

If you are certain that the name is not a NetBIOS domain name, then the following information can help you troubleshoot your DNS configuration.

The following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain WINSERVER1:

The error was: "DNS name does not exist."
(error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)

The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.WINSERVER1

Common causes of this error include the following:

- The DNS SRV record is not registered in DNS.

- One or more of the following zones do not include delegation to its child zone:

WINSERVER1
. (the root zone)

Screen shots here;
http://www.benswebsite.org/server/

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Use the change... button.

by netwrk_admn In reply to RE: Tried that.

That is what i do in my network. Use the bottom button, then populate those fields. The computer name and then the domain that you want to add it to.

THEN, it will ask for credentials and put in (DOMAIN)\Administrator and password. The (domain) should be the logical name of whatever resolves with SOULACETECH.COM, perhaps just SOULACETECH.

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If the name of your domain is

by Kenone In reply to Windows XP Pro can't conn ...

winserver1 then what is the name of your DC?

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RE: DC

by benwal91 In reply to If the name of your domai ...

The domain controller is WIN-NBYHCFE1J04 thats what is shows. Was that to be used?

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Can you ping the DC?

by Kenone In reply to RE: DC

From the workstation?

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RE: Yes

by benwal91 In reply to Can you ping the DC?

I'm able to ping the DC.

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I had this happen twice

by philldmc In reply to RE: Yes

I recall this happening two XP SP2 Pro machines, different hardware but the end result was the same.

I ended up turning off the XP firewall..for some reason it worked. Logically it didn't make sense but it did work. However the only difference I see is I have 2003 server.

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