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Author Topic: Anyone with experience in ADDS and DNS Configuration please help!!!  (Read 3928 times)

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                  I have a slight problem. I am running a Windows Server 2008 machine, which I want to run a domain on my network. I have installed the role and ran DCPROMO to install the role, along with DNS, but I am having some problems. I have a static IPV4 address, and the static DNS address points back to the server. My Windows 7 Professional machine will not find the domain. The domain is called DOMAIN. The server will find the Windows 7 computer and vise versa on the network page, but I am still having no luck!

Do I need to configure DNS after the DCPROMO wizard? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thankyou

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Re: Anyone with experience in ADDS and DNS Configuration please help!!!
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2012, 05:57:02 AM »
Are you sure you called the domain "DOMAIN" rather than "DOMAIN.LOCAL"?

Are you running DHCP anywhere on this network?

Yes, you should configure DNS on the domain controller.  IIRC, there's a wizard in the Server Manager for this.
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