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Old 06-01-2008
karlman
 
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Domain cannot be found

I am getting several client errors related to the domain not being
found (listed below). I am running a single domain controller
(Win2003) and it is also running Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005. The
domain appears to be working okay becuase DNS, shares, exchange, SQL
are all accessible. Originally the logon script was working fine but
then I noticed this error cropping up. Not sure what I may have
changed.

Any ideas on what to check?

Thanks
Karl


From XP Pro clients:
=====================================
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Userenv
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1054
Date: 1/5/2008
Time: 9:46:34 AM
User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: COMP-A
Description:
Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer
network. (The specified domain either does not exist or could not be
contacted. ). Group Policy processing aborted.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

-- AND --

Event Type: Error
Event Source: UserInit
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1000
Date: 1/5/2008
Time: 2:06:29 PM
User: N/A
Computer: VWORKINGBOX
Description:
Could not execute the following script Logon.vbs. The system cannot
find the file specified.
..

For more information, see Help and Support Center at
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.


-- AND --

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Userenv
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1053
Date: 1/5/2008
Time: 2:06:44 PM
User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer: VWORKINGBOX
Description:
Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified
domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group
Policy processing aborted.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.


I also get this from my Virtual Server 2005 running on the DC
==================================================
Event Type: Warning
Event Source: Virtual Server
Event Category: Virtual Server
Event ID: 1136
Date: 1/5/2008
Time: 1:46:57 PM
User: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
Computer: MATRIX
Description:
An error has occured during the creation of Service Connection points
for Virtual Server in Active Directory. Either a domain controller is
not available to complete the operation or there is a security problem
accessing the domain. This operation will be retried the next time the
service starts. Error 0x80070005 - Access is denied.


For more information, see Help and Support Center at
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

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Old 06-01-2008
karlman
 
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Re: Domain cannot be found

On Jan 5, 2:23?pm, karlman <karlma...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am getting several client errors related to the domain not being
> found (listed below). I am running a single domain controller
> (Win2003) and it is also running Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005. The
> domain appears to be working okay becuase DNS, shares, exchange, SQL
> are all accessible. Originally the logon script was working fine but
> then I noticed this error cropping up. Not sure what I may have
> changed.
>
> Any ideas on what to check?
>
> Thanks
> Karl
>
> From XP Pro clients:
> =====================================
> Event Type: ? ? Error
> Event Source: ? Userenv
> Event Category: None
> Event ID: ? ? ? 1054
> Date: ? ? ? ? ? 1/5/2008
> Time: ? ? ? ? ? 9:46:34 AM
> User: ? ? ? ? ? NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> Computer: ? ? ? COMP-A
> Description:
> Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer
> network. (The specified domain either does not exist or could not be
> contacted. ). Group Policy processing aborted.
>
> For more information, see Help and Support Center athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>
> -- AND --
>
> Event Type: ? ? Error
> Event Source: ? UserInit
> Event Category: None
> Event ID: ? ? ? 1000
> Date: ? ? ? ? ? 1/5/2008
> Time: ? ? ? ? ? 2:06:29 PM
> User: ? ? ? ? ? N/A
> Computer: ? ? ? VWORKINGBOX
> Description:
> Could not execute the following script Logon.vbs. The system cannot
> find the file specified.
> .
>
> For more information, see Help and Support Center athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>
> -- AND --
>
> Event Type: ? ? Error
> Event Source: ? Userenv
> Event Category: None
> Event ID: ? ? ? 1053
> Date: ? ? ? ? ? 1/5/2008
> Time: ? ? ? ? ? 2:06:44 PM
> User: ? ? ? ? ? NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> Computer: ? ? ? VWORKINGBOX
> Description:
> Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified
> domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group
> Policy processing aborted.
>
> For more information, see Help and Support Center athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>
> I also get this from my Virtual Server 2005 running on the DC
> ==================================================
> Event Type: ? ? Warning
> Event Source: ? Virtual Server
> Event Category: Virtual Server
> Event ID: ? ? ? 1136
> Date: ? ? ? ? ? 1/5/2008
> Time: ? ? ? ? ? 1:46:57 PM
> User: ? ? ? ? ? NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
> Computer: ? ? ? MATRIX
> Description:
> An error has occured during the creation of Service Connection points
> for Virtual Server in Active Directory. Either a domain controller is
> not available to complete the operation or there is a security problem
> accessing the domain. This operation will be retried the next time the
> service starts. ?Error 0x80070005 - Access is denied.
>
> For more information, see Help and Support Center athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.


So I may have found out part of my problem. I found a reference in DNS
to my old domain controller that was retired. After I removed that it
seems to have corrected the issues with the clients. Time will tell.
It is odd though because it was working fine earlier with that
reference in there.

I am still getting the issue when Virtual Server 2005 starts but they
may be something to ask another group.

Thanks
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Old 06-01-2008
Meinolf Weber
 
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Re: Domain cannot be found

Hello karlman,

You wrote about a removed DC, how did you remove it?

Best regards

Meinolf Weber
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> On Jan 5, 2:23 pm, karlman <karlma...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I am getting several client errors related to the domain not being
>> found (listed below). I am running a single domain controller
>> (Win2003) and it is also running Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005. The
>> domain appears to be working okay becuase DNS, shares, exchange, SQL
>> are all accessible. Originally the logon script was working fine but
>> then I noticed this error cropping up. Not sure what I may have
>> changed.
>>
>> Any ideas on what to check?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Karl
>> From XP Pro clients:
>> =====================================
>> Event Type: Error
>> Event Source: Userenv
>> Event Category: None
>> Event ID: 1054
>> Date: 1/5/2008
>> Time: 9:46:34 AM
>> User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
>> Computer: COMP-A
>> Description:
>> Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer
>> network. (The specified domain either does not exist or could not be
>> contacted. ). Group Policy processing aborted.
>> For more information, see Help and Support Center
>> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>
>> -- AND --
>>
>> Event Type: Error
>> Event Source: UserInit
>> Event Category: None
>> Event ID: 1000
>> Date: 1/5/2008
>> Time: 2:06:29 PM
>> User: N/A
>> Computer: VWORKINGBOX
>> Description:
>> Could not execute the following script Logon.vbs. The system cannot
>> find the file specified.
>> .
>> For more information, see Help and Support Center
>> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>
>> -- AND --
>>
>> Event Type: Error
>> Event Source: Userenv
>> Event Category: None
>> Event ID: 1053
>> Date: 1/5/2008
>> Time: 2:06:44 PM
>> User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
>> Computer: VWORKINGBOX
>> Description:
>> Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified
>> domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group
>> Policy processing aborted.
>> For more information, see Help and Support Center
>> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>
>> I also get this from my Virtual Server 2005 running on the DC
>> ==================================================
>> Event Type: Warning
>> Event Source: Virtual Server
>> Event Category: Virtual Server
>> Event ID: 1136
>> Date: 1/5/2008
>> Time: 1:46:57 PM
>> User: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
>> Computer: MATRIX
>> Description:
>> An error has occured during the creation of Service Connection points
>> for Virtual Server in Active Directory. Either a domain controller is
>> not available to complete the operation or there is a security
>> problem
>> accessing the domain. This operation will be retried the next time
>> the
>> service starts. Error 0x80070005 - Access is denied.
>> For more information, see Help and Support Center
>> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>

> So I may have found out part of my problem. I found a reference in DNS
> to my old domain controller that was retired. After I removed that it
> seems to have corrected the issues with the clients. Time will tell.
> It is odd though because it was working fine earlier with that
> reference in there.
>
> I am still getting the issue when Virtual Server 2005 starts but they
> may be something to ask another group.
>
> Thanks
>



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Old 06-01-2008
Kevin D. Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]
 
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Re: Domain cannot be found

Read inline please.

In news:d8fc4d1e-8315-49f1-8371-b411dabfc8c6@i7g2000prf.googlegroups.com,
karlman <karlman68@gmail.com> typed:
> I am getting several client errors related to the domain not being
> found (listed below). I am running a single domain controller
> (Win2003) and it is also running Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005. The
> domain appears to be working okay becuase DNS, shares, exchange, SQL
> are all accessible. Originally the logon script was working fine but
> then I noticed this error cropping up. Not sure what I may have
> changed.
>
> Any ideas on what to check?
>
> Thanks
> Karl
>
>
> From XP Pro clients:
> =====================================
> Event Type: Error
> Event Source: Userenv
> Event Category: None
> Event ID: 1054
> Date: 1/5/2008
> Time: 9:46:34 AM
> User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> Computer: COMP-A
> Description:
> Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer
> network. (The specified domain either does not exist or could not be
> contacted. ). Group Policy processing aborted.
>
> For more information, see Help and Support Center at
> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>
> -- AND --
>
> Event Type: Error
> Event Source: UserInit
> Event Category: None
> Event ID: 1000
> Date: 1/5/2008
> Time: 2:06:29 PM
> User: N/A
> Computer: VWORKINGBOX
> Description:
> Could not execute the following script Logon.vbs. The system cannot
> find the file specified.
> .
>
> For more information, see Help and Support Center at
> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>
>
> -- AND --
>
> Event Type: Error
> Event Source: Userenv
> Event Category: None
> Event ID: 1053
> Date: 1/5/2008
> Time: 2:06:44 PM
> User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> Computer: VWORKINGBOX
> Description:
> Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified
> domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group
> Policy processing aborted.
>
> For more information, see Help and Support Center at
> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>
>
> I also get this from my Virtual Server 2005 running on the DC
> ==================================================
> Event Type: Warning
> Event Source: Virtual Server
> Event Category: Virtual Server
> Event ID: 1136
> Date: 1/5/2008
> Time: 1:46:57 PM
> User: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
> Computer: MATRIX
> Description:
> An error has occured during the creation of Service Connection points
> for Virtual Server in Active Directory. Either a domain controller is
> not available to complete the operation or there is a security problem
> accessing the domain. This operation will be retried the next time the
> service starts. Error 0x80070005 - Access is denied.


Make sure all DNS Clients use only the internal AD DNS in TCP/IP properties,
and that the (same as parent folder) A record in the AD Domain zone has not
been modified from using only DCs for their IP addresses.

Make sure the DFS Service on the DCs is running and set to Auto start.

Also, the TCP/IP NetBIOS helper serive is required for accessing DFS shares.

Open the DFS shares by using \\ADDomain\SYSVOL or \\ADDomain\NETLOGON right
click in the window, choose properties, then select the Dfs tab of the
properties sheet, select and check the Status of all DCs on the tab.



--
Best regards,
Kevin D. Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]
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  #5  
Old 07-01-2008
karlman
 
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Re: Domain cannot be found

On Jan 5, 4:08?pm, Meinolf Weber <meiweb(nospam)@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hello karlman,
>
> You wrote about a removed DC, how did you remove it?
>
> Best regards
>
> Meinolf Weber
> Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers
> no rights.
> ** Please do NOT email, only reply to Newsgroups
> ** HELP us help YOU!!!http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>
>
>
> > On Jan 5, 2:23 pm, karlman <karlma...@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> >> I am getting several client errors related to the domain not being
> >> found (listed below). I am running a single domain controller
> >> (Win2003) and it is also running Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005. The
> >> domain appears to be working okay becuase DNS, shares, exchange, SQL
> >> are all accessible. Originally the logon script was working fine but
> >> then I noticed this error cropping up. Not sure what I may have
> >> changed.

>
> >> Any ideas on what to check?

>
> >> Thanks
> >> Karl
> >> From XP Pro clients:
> >> =====================================
> >> Event Type: ? ? Error
> >> Event Source: ? Userenv
> >> Event Category: None
> >> Event ID: ? ? ? 1054
> >> Date: ? ? ? ? ? 1/5/2008
> >> Time: ? ? ? ? ? 9:46:34 AM
> >> User: ? ? ? ? ? NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> >> Computer: ? ? ? COMP-A
> >> Description:
> >> Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer
> >> network. (The specified domain either does not exist or could not be
> >> contacted. ). Group Policy processing aborted.
> >> For more information, see Help and Support Center
> >> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

>
> >> -- AND --

>
> >> Event Type: ? ? Error
> >> Event Source: ? UserInit
> >> Event Category: None
> >> Event ID: ? ? ? 1000
> >> Date: ? ? ? ? ? 1/5/2008
> >> Time: ? ? ? ? ? 2:06:29 PM
> >> User: ? ? ? ? ? N/A
> >> Computer: ? ? ? VWORKINGBOX
> >> Description:
> >> Could not execute the following script Logon.vbs. The system cannot
> >> find the file specified.
> >> .
> >> For more information, see Help and Support Center
> >> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

>
> >> -- AND --

>
> >> Event Type: ? ? Error
> >> Event Source: ? Userenv
> >> Event Category: None
> >> Event ID: ? ? ? 1053
> >> Date: ? ? ? ? ? 1/5/2008
> >> Time: ? ? ? ? ? 2:06:44 PM
> >> User: ? ? ? ? ? NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> >> Computer: ? ? ? VWORKINGBOX
> >> Description:
> >> Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified
> >> domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group
> >> Policy processing aborted.
> >> For more information, see Help and Support Center
> >> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

>
> >> I also get this from my Virtual Server 2005 running on the DC
> >> ==================================================
> >> Event Type: ? ? Warning
> >> Event Source: ? Virtual Server
> >> Event Category: Virtual Server
> >> Event ID: ? ? ? 1136
> >> Date: ? ? ? ? ? 1/5/2008
> >> Time: ? ? ? ? ? 1:46:57 PM
> >> User: ? ? ? ? ? NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
> >> Computer: ? ? ? MATRIX
> >> Description:
> >> An error has occured during the creation of Service Connection points
> >> for Virtual Server in Active Directory. Either a domain controller is
> >> not available to complete the operation or there is a security
> >> problem
> >> accessing the domain. This operation will be retried the next time
> >> the
> >> service starts. ?Error 0x80070005 - Access is denied.
> >> For more information, see Help and Support Center
> >> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

>
> > So I may have found out part of my problem. I found a reference in DNS
> > to my old domain controller that was retired. After I removed that it
> > seems to have corrected the issues with the clients. Time will tell.
> > It is odd though because it was working fine earlier with that
> > reference in there.

>
> > I am still getting the issue when Virtual Server 2005 starts but they
> > may be something to ask another group.

>
> > Thanks- Hide quoted text -

>
> - Show quoted text -


I created a new DC and moved all the roles to it and then shut the old
one down. There was more to it than that but it has been a little
while so the memory is fuzzy. I did follow articles I found on the
Microsoft website.

Thanks
Karl
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Old 07-01-2008
karlman
 
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Re: Domain cannot be found

On Jan 6, 7:37?am, "Kevin D. Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]"
<ad...@nospam.WFTX.US> wrote:
> Read inline please.
>
> ?Innews:d8fc4d1e-8315-49f1-8371-b411dabfc8c6@i7g2000prf.googlegroups.com,
> karlman <karlma...@gmail.com> typed:
>
>
>
>
>
> > I am getting several client errors related to the domain not being
> > found (listed below). I am running a single domain controller
> > (Win2003) and it is also running Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005. The
> > domain appears to be working okay becuase DNS, shares, exchange, SQL
> > are all accessible. Originally the logon script was working fine but
> > then I noticed this error cropping up. Not sure what I may have
> > changed.

>
> > Any ideas on what to check?

>
> > Thanks
> > Karl

>
> > From XP Pro clients:
> > =====================================
> > Event Type: Error
> > Event Source: Userenv
> > Event Category: None
> > Event ID: 1054
> > Date: 1/5/2008
> > Time: 9:46:34 AM
> > User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> > Computer: COMP-A
> > Description:
> > Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer
> > network. (The specified domain either does not exist or could not be
> > contacted. ). Group Policy processing aborted.

>
> > For more information, see Help and Support Center at
> >http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

>
> > -- AND --

>
> > Event Type: Error
> > Event Source: UserInit
> > Event Category: None
> > Event ID: 1000
> > Date: 1/5/2008
> > Time: 2:06:29 PM
> > User: N/A
> > Computer: VWORKINGBOX
> > Description:
> > Could not execute the following script Logon.vbs. The system cannot
> > find the file specified.
> > .

>
> > For more information, see Help and Support Center at
> >http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

>
> > -- AND --

>
> > Event Type: Error
> > Event Source: Userenv
> > Event Category: None
> > Event ID: 1053
> > Date: 1/5/2008
> > Time: 2:06:44 PM
> > User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
> > Computer: VWORKINGBOX
> > Description:
> > Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified
> > domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group
> > Policy processing aborted.

>
> > For more information, see Help and Support Center at
> >http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

>
> > I also get this from my Virtual Server 2005 running on the DC
> > ==================================================
> > Event Type: Warning
> > Event Source: Virtual Server
> > Event Category: Virtual Server
> > Event ID: 1136
> > Date: 1/5/2008
> > Time: 1:46:57 PM
> > User: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
> > Computer: MATRIX
> > Description:
> > An error has occured during the creation of Service Connection points
> > for Virtual Server in Active Directory. Either a domain controller is
> > not available to complete the operation or there is a security problem
> > accessing the domain. This operation will be retried the next time the
> > service starts. ?Error 0x80070005 - Access is denied.

>
> Make sure all DNS Clients use only the internal AD DNS in TCP/IP properties,
> and that the (same as parent folder) A record in the AD Domain zone has not
> been modified from using only DCs for their IP addresses.
>
> Make sure the DFS Service on the DCs is running and set to Auto start.
>
> Also, the TCP/IP NetBIOS helper serive is required for accessing DFS shares.
>
> Open the DFS shares by using \\ADDomain\SYSVOL or \\ADDomain\NETLOGON right
> click in the window, choose properties, then select the Dfs tab of the
> properties sheet, select and check the Status of all DCs on the tab.
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Kevin D. Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]
> Hope This Helps
>
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DFS and TCP/IP Helper services are running and set to auto. When I
followed you directions I get an error saying "The server <domain
name> could not be found on the network." when I click properties of \
\ADDomain\sysvol\. However the properties page does come up after
pressing okay. On the DFS page it has a single listing which is my DC.
When I press 'Check Status' it says that it is Okay.

However, I do have a secondary DNS on my clients which is a public DNS
server. I originally did this so that when the DC was down for any
reason the clients could still reach the Internet. Should I remove
that?

Thank you
Karl


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Old 07-01-2008
Meinolf Weber
 
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Re: Domain cannot be found

Hello karlman,

Normally you remove a dc with running dcpromo again and following the wizard.
If this fails you can try it with dcpromo /forceremoval. If this also does
not work the last step is, to shut it down and use adsiedit to remove all
existing entries from Active directory. Then you should NEVER connect it
again to the network.

How to remove data in Active Directory after an unsuccessful domain controller
demotion
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216498

Best regards

Meinolf Weber
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> On Jan 5, 4:08 pm, Meinolf Weber <meiweb(nospam)@gmx.de> wrote:
>
>> Hello karlman,
>>
>> You wrote about a removed DC, how did you remove it?
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>> Meinolf Weber
>> Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and
>> confers
>> no rights.
>> ** Please do NOT email, only reply to Newsgroups
>> ** HELP us help YOU!!!http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>>> On Jan 5, 2:23 pm, karlman <karlma...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I am getting several client errors related to the domain not being
>>>> found (listed below). I am running a single domain controller
>>>> (Win2003) and it is also running Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005. The
>>>> domain appears to be working okay becuase DNS, shares, exchange,
>>>> SQL are all accessible. Originally the logon script was working
>>>> fine but then I noticed this error cropping up. Not sure what I may
>>>> have changed.
>>>>
>>>> Any ideas on what to check?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Karl
>>>> From XP Pro clients:
>>>> =====================================
>>>> Event Type: Error
>>>> Event Source: Userenv
>>>> Event Category: None
>>>> Event ID: 1054
>>>> Date: 1/5/2008
>>>> Time: 9:46:34 AM
>>>> User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
>>>> Computer: COMP-A
>>>> Description:
>>>> Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer
>>>> network. (The specified domain either does not exist or could not
>>>> be
>>>> contacted. ). Group Policy processing aborted.
>>>> For more information, see Help and Support Center
>>>> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>>> -- AND --
>>>>
>>>> Event Type: Error
>>>> Event Source: UserInit
>>>> Event Category: None
>>>> Event ID: 1000
>>>> Date: 1/5/2008
>>>> Time: 2:06:29 PM
>>>> User: N/A
>>>> Computer: VWORKINGBOX
>>>> Description:
>>>> Could not execute the following script Logon.vbs. The system cannot
>>>> find the file specified.
>>>> .
>>>> For more information, see Help and Support Center
>>>> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>>> -- AND --
>>>>
>>>> Event Type: Error
>>>> Event Source: Userenv
>>>> Event Category: None
>>>> Event ID: 1053
>>>> Date: 1/5/2008
>>>> Time: 2:06:44 PM
>>>> User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
>>>> Computer: VWORKINGBOX
>>>> Description:
>>>> Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified
>>>> domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group
>>>> Policy processing aborted.
>>>> For more information, see Help and Support Center
>>>> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>>> I also get this from my Virtual Server 2005 running on the DC
>>>> ==================================================
>>>> Event Type: Warning
>>>> Event Source: Virtual Server
>>>> Event Category: Virtual Server
>>>> Event ID: 1136
>>>> Date: 1/5/2008
>>>> Time: 1:46:57 PM
>>>> User: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
>>>> Computer: MATRIX
>>>> Description:
>>>> An error has occured during the creation of Service Connection
>>>> points
>>>> for Virtual Server in Active Directory. Either a domain controller
>>>> is
>>>> not available to complete the operation or there is a security
>>>> problem
>>>> accessing the domain. This operation will be retried the next time
>>>> the
>>>> service starts. Error 0x80070005 - Access is denied.
>>>> For more information, see Help and Support Center
>>>> athttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>> So I may have found out part of my problem. I found a reference in
>>> DNS to my old domain controller that was retired. After I removed
>>> that it seems to have corrected the issues with the clients. Time
>>> will tell. It is odd though because it was working fine earlier with
>>> that reference in there.
>>>
>>> I am still getting the issue when Virtual Server 2005 starts but
>>> they may be something to ask another group.
>>>
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> I created a new DC and moved all the roles to it and then shut the old
> one down. There was more to it than that but it has been a little
> while so the memory is fuzzy. I did follow articles I found on the
> Microsoft website.
>
> Thanks
> Karl



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Meinolf Weber
 
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Re: Domain cannot be found

Hello karlman,

Remove them, use the internal DNS server only for the clients and configure
a forwarder on the DNS server properties in the DNS management console to
your ISP's DNS server.

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> On Jan 6, 7:37 am, "Kevin D. Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]"
> <ad...@nospam.WFTX.US> wrote:
>
>> Read inline please.
>>
>> Innews:d8fc4d1e-8315-49f1-8371-b411dabfc8c6@i7g2000prf.googlegroups.c
>> om, karlman <karlma...@gmail.com> typed:
>>
>>> I am getting several client errors related to the domain not being
>>> found (listed below). I am running a single domain controller
>>> (Win2003) and it is also running Exchange 2003 and SQL 2005. The
>>> domain appears to be working okay becuase DNS, shares, exchange, SQL
>>> are all accessible. Originally the logon script was working fine but
>>> then I noticed this error cropping up. Not sure what I may have
>>> changed.
>>>
>>> Any ideas on what to check?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Karl
>>> From XP Pro clients:
>>> =====================================
>>> Event Type: Error
>>> Event Source: Userenv
>>> Event Category: None
>>> Event ID: 1054
>>> Date: 1/5/2008
>>> Time: 9:46:34 AM
>>> User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
>>> Computer: COMP-A
>>> Description:
>>> Windows cannot obtain the domain controller name for your computer
>>> network. (The specified domain either does not exist or could not be
>>> contacted. ). Group Policy processing aborted.
>>> For more information, see Help and Support Center at
>>> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>>
>>> -- AND --
>>>
>>> Event Type: Error
>>> Event Source: UserInit
>>> Event Category: None
>>> Event ID: 1000
>>> Date: 1/5/2008
>>> Time: 2:06:29 PM
>>> User: N/A
>>> Computer: VWORKINGBOX
>>> Description:
>>> Could not execute the following script Logon.vbs. The system cannot
>>> find the file specified.
>>> .
>>> For more information, see Help and Support Center at
>>> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>>
>>> -- AND --
>>>
>>> Event Type: Error
>>> Event Source: Userenv
>>> Event Category: None
>>> Event ID: 1053
>>> Date: 1/5/2008
>>> Time: 2:06:44 PM
>>> User: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
>>> Computer: VWORKINGBOX
>>> Description:
>>> Windows cannot determine the user or computer name. (The specified
>>> domain either does not exist or could not be contacted. ). Group
>>> Policy processing aborted.
>>> For more information, see Help and Support Center at
>>> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
>>>
>>> I also get this from my Virtual Server 2005 running on the DC
>>> ==================================================
>>> Event Type: Warning
>>> Event Source: Virtual Server
>>> Event Category: Virtual Server
>>> Event ID: 1136
>>> Date: 1/5/2008
>>> Time: 1:46:57 PM
>>> User: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE
>>> Computer: MATRIX
>>> Description:
>>> An error has occured during the creation of Service Connection
>>> points
>>> for Virtual Server in Active Directory. Either a domain controller
>>> is
>>> not available to complete the operation or there is a security
>>> problem
>>> accessing the domain. This operation will be retried the next time
>>> the
>>> service starts. Error 0x80070005 - Access is denied.

>> Make sure all DNS Clients use only the internal AD DNS in TCP/IP
>> properties, and that the (same as parent folder) A record in the AD
>> Domain zone has not been modified from using only DCs for their IP
>> addresses.
>>
>> Make sure the DFS Service on the DCs is running and set to Auto
>> start.
>>
>> Also, the TCP/IP NetBIOS helper serive is required for accessing DFS
>> shares.
>>
>> Open the DFS shares by using \\ADDomain\SYSVOL or \\ADDomain\NETLOGON
>> right click in the window, choose properties, then select the Dfs tab
>> of the properties sheet, select and check the Status of all DCs on
>> the tab.
>>
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Kevin D. Goodknecht Sr. [MVP]
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> DFS and TCP/IP Helper services are running and set to auto. When I
> followed you directions I get an error saying "The server <domain
>

name>> could not be found on the network." when I click properties of \
name>>
> \ADDomain\sysvol\. However the properties page does come up after
> pressing okay. On the DFS page it has a single listing which is my DC.
> When I press 'Check Status' it says that it is Okay.
>
> However, I do have a secondary DNS on my clients which is a public DNS
> server. I originally did this so that when the DC was down for any
> reason the clients could still reach the Internet. Should I remove
> that?
>
> Thank you
> Karl



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