Accesing Computers / joining Domain fails due to DNS

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Fri Jan 3 22:32:17 UTC 2003

Thomas Felber wrote:

>Hi everybody,
>i want to set up my server as Domaincontroller for my Windowsmachines. I
>think Samba-Configuration is fine.
>Everytime i want to join the Domain I got the following DNS-Error.
>    The domain name dschungel might be a NetBIOS domain name.  If this is
>the case, verify that the domain name is properly registered with WINS.
>    If you are certain that the name is not a NetBIOS domain name, then the
>following information can help you troubleshoot your DNS configuration.
>    The following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service
>location (SRV) resource record used to locate a domain controller for domain
>    The error was: "DNS name does not exist."
>    (error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)
>    The query was for the SRV record for _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.dschungel
>    Common causes of this error include the following:
>    - The DNS SRV record is not registered in DNS.
>    - One or more of the following zones do not include delegation to its
>child zone:
>    dschungel
>    . (the root zone)
>    For information about correcting this problem, click Help.
>Some configuration files are attached.
>Thanks for any help in advance.
>PS: named-checkzone says OK
>      named-checkconf says OK
>      ping with any hostname works fine
>    but Using "\\grissom" in Start--> Run says "Not found"
Care to try it again without uuencoding your config files? Also, 
smb.conf is not necessary since SMB/Samba/whatever would be off-topic 
for the list.

                                    - Kevin

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