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NeilDW
July 6th, 2011, 01:44 PM
I'm using Ubuntu 11.04, and trying to join a Windows AD using Likewise Open.

My server is Win2k3 as DC with DNS installed.
My domain is .LOCAL, my IP addressing is static.

When I run domainjoin from the Ubuntu machine I get DNS bad packet error (251e).
All network settingsappear to be ok
I can run NSLOOKUP from Ubuntu and find my DNS server, but if i ping the server there appears to be no reply from the server to the Ubuntu machine.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

headvampyre@hotmail.co.uk
July 6th, 2011, 04:00 PM
Have you configured ubuntu to use the Win2003 server's DNS? This is vital in an AD environment.