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Problems joining Win2K to WinNT4 domain


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#1 killahurtz

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Posted 12 January 2005 - 06:21 PM

Recently, my network manager required all workstations to migrate to the Active directory network by a given date. All 18 of my workstation had to be upgraded to Win2K pro or XP pro and set to use DHCP. My server/domain controller is running WinNT4 and is still registered on the network until I am able to upgrade. After upgrading all my workstations, only one computer can not find the domain. I get a message that the domain does not exist or cannot be found. This particular workstation is one of my newer computers, Dell OptiPlex computers. The computer was already running Win2K so I simply change from static IP to DHCP. This is when I started having problems like DNS lookup errors. The network card is fine. It is a strange problem I am unable to figure out. All the other workstations are working fine since the change over. HELP PLEASE!!!!

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#2 DynoDon

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Posted 13 January 2005 - 12:02 AM

Try resetting the XP tcpip stack.

See:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...Ben-us%3B299357

As follows:


Command usage

netsh int ip reset [log_file_name]

To run the command successfully, you must specify a file name for the log where actions that are taken by netsh will be recorded. For example, at a command prompt, type either of the samples that are listed in the "Command samples" section. The TCP/IP stack will then be reset on a system, and the actions that were taken will be recorded in the log file, Resetlog.txt. The first sample creates the log file in the current directory, while the second sample creates a path where the log will reside. In either case, where the specified log file already exists, the new log will be appended to the end of the existing file.


Command samples
netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt
netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt

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