A domain controller for the domain could not be contacted. Ensure that the domain name is typed correctly.

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I installed a Window Server 2003 on a system and tried to join it with a client operating system (Windows XP). When i typed the domain name on the client computer, it displayed this error message.
A domain controller for the domain could not be contacted. Ensure that the domain name is typed correctly. Of you have encountered this challenge before, pls you can send in your solution.

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SUKUYAKI
Wed, 09/26/2012 - 10:57

1 Answers for "A domain controller for the domain could not be contacted. Ensure that the domain name is typed correctly."

It looks like you are trying to setup a Single-label DNS name, it is not recommended by Microsoft.

Here are some suggestions to troubleshoot the problem: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/300684/en-us

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