Re: Server, but not Domain is listed in My Network Places

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Subject: Re: Server, but not Domain is listed in My Network Places
Posted by:  Jorge Silva (jorgesilva_…@hotmail.com)
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007

Hi
is your machine pointing to the correct Local DNS server?
are these domains in different subnets?
post here the results for ipconfig /all for server and machine.

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I hope that the information above helps you.
Have a Nice day.
Jorge Silva
MCSE

"Steve Wood" <SteveWo…@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:C7E3BF01-BA2D-4AB5-8C3D-D592DC5A1B…@microsoft.com...
>I just installed and configured a new Win 2003 server in a new Forest with
> DNS and print server roles.  It works nicely; however, the domain name of
> RocknServer.net does not appear in the Microsoft Windows Network of My
> Network Places...instead the server name of Rockn-server appears there.
> My
> new Windows XP computer cannot join the RocknServer.net domain; however,
> it
> can join the Rockn-server domain...which is the pre-windows 2000 name.
>
> Although it really isn't that big of a deal for me since I'm just using
> the
> server for security reasons and would be willing to have all my computers
> logon to a domain name of Rockn-server, the problem is that I have an
> existing XP computer which was previously a member of the RocknServer.net
> domain on a Windows NT 4.0 Server which I am replacing with this new 2003
> server.  And, if I have to join another domain on that XP machine then I
> will
> lose operability on all the software that I installed for that
> RocknServer.net account.
>
> I have noticed some program called dcdiag that others have suggested using
> and posting results from so here is the results of typing dcdiag in the
> command prompt:
>
> C:\Program Files\Support Tools>dcdiag
>
> Domain Controller Diagnosis
>
> Performing initial setup:
>  Done gathering initial info.
>
> Doing initial required tests
>
>  Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\ROCKNSERVER
>      Starting test: Connectivity
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test Connectivity
>
> Doing primary tests
>
>  Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\ROCKNSERVER
>      Starting test: Replications
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test Replications
>      Starting test: NCSecDesc
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test NCSecDesc
>      Starting test: NetLogons
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test NetLogons
>      Starting test: Advertising
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test Advertising
>      Starting test: KnowsOfRoleHolders
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test
> KnowsOfRoleHolders
>      Starting test: RidManager
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test RidManager
>      Starting test: MachineAccount
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test MachineAccount
>      Starting test: Services
>            IsmServ Service is stopped on [ROCKNSERVER]
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER failed test Services
>      Starting test: ObjectsReplicated
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test
> ObjectsReplicated
>      Starting test: frssysvol
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test frssysvol
>      Starting test: frsevent
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test frsevent
>      Starting test: kccevent
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test kccevent
>      Starting test: systemlog
>        An Error Event occured.  EventID: 0xC0002715
>            Time Generated: 01/04/2007  08:02:12
>            (Event String could not be retrieved)
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER failed test systemlog
>      Starting test: VerifyReferences
>        ......................... ROCKNSERVER passed test VerifyReferences
>
>  Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones
>      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
>        ......................... ForestDnsZones passed test
> CrossRefValidation
>
>      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
>        ......................... ForestDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom
>
>  Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones
>      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
>        ......................... DomainDnsZones passed test
> CrossRefValidation
>
>      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
>        ......................... DomainDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom
>
>  Running partition tests on : Schema
>      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
>        ......................... Schema passed test CrossRefValidation
>      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
>        ......................... Schema passed test CheckSDRefDom
>
>  Running partition tests on : Configuration
>      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
>        ......................... Configuration passed test
> CrossRefValidation
>      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
>        ......................... Configuration passed test CheckSDRefDom
>
>  Running partition tests on : RocknServer
>      Starting test: CrossRefValidation
>        ......................... RocknServer passed test
> CrossRefValidation
>      Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
>        ......................... RocknServer passed test CheckSDRefDom
>
>  Running enterprise tests on : RocknServer.net
>      Starting test: Intersite
>        ......................... RocknServer.net passed test Intersite
>      Starting test: FsmoCheck
>        ......................... RocknServer.net passed test FsmoCheck
>
> C:\Program Files\Support Tools>
>
> The only thing that failed was System Log...and I have no clue as to why
> or
> how that could effect RocknServer.net from appearing in My Network Places.
> I
> can look into that seperate from this problem...right now I want my old XP
> computer to join the RocknServer.net domain and not the ROCKN-SERVER
> domain.
>
> When I open Active Directory Users and Computers it lists RocknServer.net
> as
> the Domain.  When I open Active Directory Domains and Trusts it lists
> RocknServer.net as the Domain.  When I open Active Directory Sites and
> Services and click on Sites, Default-First-Site-Name/Servers it lists
> ROCKNSERVER with domain of RocknServer.net.
>
> Yet, when I click on My Network Places it does not list the
> RocknServer.net
> Domain, nor can any other computer join the RocknServer.net domain, but
> can
> join the Rockn-Server domain which is the pre-windows 2000 name.  I don't
> want to use that name since it will cause the lose of the
> RocknServer.net/Administrator account on my old XP computer and all of the
> software which I installed for it...which is substantial.
>
> I hope someone can help.

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Server, but not Domain is listed in My Network Places posted by Steve Wood on Thu, 4 Jan 2007