Can not connect to the server 2003 domain from the vista client

By jmoe
Apr 6, 2008
  1. Hello,
    I am having problems remotley administering my domain. I am using a vista computer to administer my domain remotely. When I try to open the domain users and computers appalet I get the message that says " naming information can not be located ...". I know that DNS is running (maybe not correctly) and that my computer logged on to the domain. DNS is the only thing that I can think as the problem. I can log onto OWA by typing in the ip address but I can not use the admin tools. Please help

    Thank You
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Well, how about fixing the DNS? Without working DNS, you can pretty much forget about doing anything with AD.
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,158   +986

    you can test a DNS using NSLOOKUP %foo%, where
    %foo% is an IP address or a domain name​
    first use the IP address form; it should return the
    then try the domain name and it should return the same ip address
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