Cannot login - Domain not available
I'll give the context before describing the problem.
Our business has 5 locations. We shut down one of the locations and moved all the servers to our primary loc. In doing so, we shut down DC's. This location was part of a different domain (we'll call this old.com). The primary loc. will be referred to as new.com.
The last of old.com's domain controllers were part of the location that was shut down. We have one server that has uncommon software (call this old-DB), (thus very expensive to hire consultants to work on) which has a web server that references it (call this server old-web) (for front end use)that we have to keep for archiving purpose (in case of audits). It will only function with the old.com domain. So, I fired up the last old.com domain controller. Fired up the old-DB server, and was able to login. I fired up the old-web server, and it says domain is not available. I checked the DNS settings, and I have everything set to our current network, with the primary DNS being the old.com DC.
So I checked AD Sites and Services on old.com DC, it showed 3 old (no longer existing) DC's. So, I removed them from the list. I ran 'set logonserver' on old-web and it shows old-DC as the server, but I cannot RDP to old-web nor can I login to it when the network cable is plugged in (if I unplug the cable, it uses cached credentials).
I ran netdiag on old-dc and got the below results, not sure if it helps:
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.OLD>netdiag
Computer Name: OLD-DC
DNS Host Name: OLD-DC.old.com
System info : Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (Build 3790)
Processor : x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 1, GenuineIntel
List of installed hotfixes :
Netcard queries test . . . . . . . : Passed
Per interface results:
Adapter : Local Area Connection
Netcard queries test . . . : Passed
Host Name. . . . . . . . . : OLD-DC.old.com
IP Address . . . . . . . . : 220.127.116.11
Subnet Mask. . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway. . . . . . : 18.104.22.168
Dns Servers. . . . . . . . : 22.214.171.124
AutoConfiguration results. . . . . . : Passed
Default gateway test . . . : Passed
NetBT name test. . . . . . : Passed
[WARNING] At least one of the <00> 'WorkStation Service', <03> 'Messenge
r Service', <20> 'WINS' names is missing.
WINS service test. . . . . : Skipped
There are no WINS servers configured for this interface.
Domain membership test . . . . . . : Passed
NetBT transports test. . . . . . . : Passed
List of NetBt transports currently configured:
1 NetBt transport currently configured.
Autonet address test . . . . . . . : Passed
IP loopback ping test. . . . . . . : Passed
Default gateway test . . . . . . . : Passed
NetBT name test. . . . . . . . . . : Passed
[WARNING] You don't have a single interface with the <00> 'WorkStation Servi
ce', <03> 'Messenger Service', <20> 'WINS' names defined.
Winsock test . . . . . . . . . . . : Passed
DNS test . . . . . . . . . . . . . : Passed
PASS - All the DNS entries for DC are registered on DNS server '126.96.36.199' a
nd other DCs also have some of the names registered.
[WARNING] The DNS entries for this DC are not registered correctly on DNS se
rver '188.8.131.52'. Please wait for 30 minutes for DNS server replication.
Redir and Browser test . . . . . . : Passed
List of NetBt transports currently bound to the Redir
The redir is bound to 1 NetBt transport.
List of NetBt transports currently bound to the browser
The browser is bound to 1 NetBt transport.
DC discovery test. . . . . . . . . : Passed
DC list test . . . . . . . . . . . : Passed
Trust relationship test. . . . . . : Skipped
Kerberos test. . . . . . . . . . . : Passed
LDAP test. . . . . . . . . . . . . : Passed
[FATAL] Cannot do NTLM authenticated ldap_bind to 'BDC10.old.com': Invalid Credentials.
[FATAL] Cannot do Negotiate authenticated ldap_bind to 'BDC10.old.com': Invalid Credentials.
[FATAL] Cannot do NTLM authenticated ldap_bind to 'PDC02': Invalid Credentials.
[FATAL] Cannot do Negotiate authenticated ldap_bind to 'PDC02': Invalid Credentials.
[WARNING] Failed to query SPN registration on DC 'PDC02'.
Bindings test. . . . . . . . . . . : Passed
WAN configuration test . . . . . . : Skipped
No active remote access connections.
Modem diagnostics test . . . . . . : Passed
IP Security test . . . . . . . . . : Skipped
Note: run "netsh ipsec dynamic show /?" for more detailed information
The command completed successfully
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator.OLD>
Re: Cannot login - Domain not available
I found one similar problem on this forum. You can take a look to this thread and see the reply from Shenan Stanley. See if that can help you. I hope that the solution from them will be helpful for you.
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