Re: Solved Joining Vista to Domain Problem
Thank you for the update. For the security and performance, you should use
the internal DNS only.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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<email@example.com> wrote in message
>I was having a terrible time getting a new Vista workstation to join the
>domain at work. The solution for me was to go into the TCP/IP settings on
>the Vista machine and make sure the DNS address listed first was that of
>our local DC (which is also our file server). The secondary address is
>that of our ISP's servers. XP didn't have a problem when only our ISP's
>DNS address was listed but Vista needs the DNS address of our server
> Since our server is also a DHCP server, I could also add our server's DNS
> address there and let the workstations stay set to "Obtain DNS server
> address automatically".
> Hope this will help someone!
> Tom Lake