Re: RAS can't find PDC

Rick Kunze ( )
Fri, 09 Jan 1998 09:24:56 -0800

This is exactly what I'm doing. From a cold boot, I log on and select the
"Use Dial Up Networking" checkbox. It logs me right in alright, but it
won't sync with the PDC. I've tried moving the PDC around too. If I move
it to a different box than it was on when I installed NT on the new box,
the new (DUN) box says "Can't find PDC on //machinename. Then, if I move
the PDC back to that original box mentioned above, it just says "Can't find



At 07:38 PM 1/8/98 -0800, you wrote:
>You have to "Logon" to the machine via DUN, otherwise it doesn't
>authenticate the SIDS and create the network connection needed.
>So, when you log on, you have to Click "Use Dial-Up Networking" and it will
>dial just as DUN does, authenticating you with your authentication system,
>and then authenticating you with the PDC. However, you don't have to have
>a BDC to use User Manager.
>At 03:50 PM 1/8/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>I set up a new machine, while it was connected to my ethernet, as a BDC. I
>>want to take it home to do admin when necessary. But when I dial into my
>>RAS box, it connects normally, but when I pull up User or Server Manager, I
>>get a message saying that it can't find the PDC.
>>Any suggestions?
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