Re: Adding Vista Ultimate to domain
"Mark S" <MarkS@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hello: I have an odd challenge. I can successfully add a Windows XP
> Professional computer to my domain. Windows 2003 small business server hosts
> my windows domain. I cannot add a Windows Vista ultimate computer to my
> domain. The error message reports that DNS cannot find the domain controller.
> When I ping the domain controller, the replies successfully return. The same
> challenge appears with my other Windows Vista ultimate computers. I am new to
> Windows Vista, so there must an issue.
We had the same problem when our DNS address pointed to our ISP's DNS server
rather than our own.
If you use a DHCP server, make sure it's handing out the correct address for the DNS
If you manually set each workstation's IP address, make sure the DNS address points
your DNS server.